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The Truth About MEADS -- Again

David F. Berganini, Jr. | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
David F. Berganini, Jr.

This week former Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications and Global Outreach Mark Pfeifle and other critics renewed their campaign to discredit MEADS. Pfeifle's assertions about MEADS are just wrong.

An Unguided Missile to Nowhere

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

MEADS is a case study in how difficult it is to kill any appropriated program, even one that everybody agrees is too expensive, won't be delivered on time -- and won't work even when delivered.

A $380 Million Defense Boondoggle

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

Regrettably, this isn't the only instance where Washington politicians have sacrificed America's security by treating the Pentagon budget like an ATM. There is a lot of money to be made in wasteful government spending, and nowhere more so than the Pentagon.

Needs Over MEADS

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

For reasons that defy all logic, the administration wishes to spend yet another $400 million on MEADS, the Medium Extended Air Defense System, while simultaneously acknowledging that the missile system will never get off the ground.

Just Say No to MEADS

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 08.06.2011 | World
Mark Pfeifle

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) is over budget, 10 years late and needs another $804 million to complete its next phase. It's time for the U.S. and Germany to collectively decide to end the MEADS program.