boost-phase/ascent-phase intercept, MDA; description of existing and planned boost-phase/early-intercept phase technology demonstration programs, MDA.

April 20-23, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Fourth committee meeting: space system architecture, MDA; operational and technical details of the space-based infrared system (SBIRS), SBIRS Program Office, Aerospace Corporation and Lockheed Martin; operational and technical details of forward-based X-band radars, MDA, Mitre Corporation, and Raytheon; operational and technical details of ground-based radars, MDA, MITRE Corporation, and Raytheon; operational and technical capabilities of the Clear, Thule, and Fylingdale radars; status and capabilities of the enhanced perimeter acquisition radar characterization system and PAVE phased-array warning system, MDA, MITRE Corporation, and Raytheon; operational and technical details of airborne sensors under consideration for supporting early intercept, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); current and emerging electro-optical sensor technologies, Utah State University, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, and the Aerospace Corporation; optical signature and discrimination phenomenology, MDA.

May 18-21, 2010, in Washington, D.C. Fifth committee meeting: policy considerations related to study terms of reference, including the Ballistic Missile Defense Review and the Nuclear Posture Review, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD); acquisition and technical considerations related to study terms of reference, Deputy Director, Strategic Warfare, OSD for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics; operational, policy, technical, and other considerations related to study terms of reference, director of the MDA; ballistic missile defense requirement and considerations related to study terms of reference, director, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense/Deputy Director for Force Protection, Joint Staff, J-8; perspectives on study terms of reference, NAS, NAE, and IOM members; perspectives on the study terms of reference, president of the Center for Security Policy, director of the Nuclear Strategy and Nonproliferation Initiative, the New America Foundation, MIT, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Union of Concerned Scientists; and threat description and projections, Office of the Director, National Intelligence.

June 15-17, 2010, at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. Sixth committee meeting: Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) perspectives, technical director, MSIC; ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) perspectives, MDA and the Naval Surface Warfare Command; comprehensive discrimination briefings for early-intercept, ascent, and midcourse phases: threat identification toolbox, MDA and MIT; comprehensive discrimination briefings for early-intercept, ascent, and midcourse phases: field observations of ballistic missile threats, MDA and MIT; comprehensive discrimination briefings for early-intercept, ascent, and midcourse phases: AN/TPY-2 and SBX radar discrimination, MDA and MIT; comprehensive discrimination briefings for early-intercept, ascent, and midcourse phases: radar measurements of debris and clutter, MDA and MIT; comprehen-



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