Status Report

DOD Establishes Missile Defense Advisory Committee

By SpaceRef Editor
August 15, 2004
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[Federal Register: August 13, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 156)]
[Page 50171]
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Office of the Secretary

Establishment of Missile Defense Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of establishment.

SUMMARY: The Missile Defense Advisory Committee (MDAC) is being
established in consonance with the public interest, and in accordance
with the provisions of Pub. L. 92-463, the “Federal Advisory Committee

The MDAC shall provide the Department of Defense advice on all
matters relating to missile defense, including system development,
technology, program maturity and readiness of configurations of the
ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) to enter the acquisition

The Committee shall be composed of 5-10 selected leaders from
government and the private sector who are recognized authorities in
defense policy, acquisition, strategy implications, capability-based
requirements process, and other technical areas relating to the missile
defense program. The committee will be balanced in terms of the
functions to be performed, points of view to be considered and will
include subject matter experts knowledgeable of BMDS programs. In
addition, the committee may consult with experts in academia and

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Phyllis Goldsmith, DoD Committee
Management Officer, 703-588-8153.

Dated: August 9, 2004.

L.M. Bynum,
Alternate, OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of
[FR Doc. 04-18492 Filed 8-12-04; 8:45 am]


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