Category Archives: High Frontier

November 21, 2017—NDAA 2018: Back to the Future?

November 21, 2017—NDAA 2018: Back to the Future?

“If consistent with the direction or recommendations of the Ballistic Missile Defense Review that commenced in 2017, the Director of the Missile Defense Agency shall develop a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer to the ballistic missile defense system that is—regionally focused; (2) capable of providing boost-phase defense; and (3) achieves an operational capability at the earliest practicable date.” Section 1688, National Defense Authorization Act or 2018 Read Full Story

November 14, 2017—End of the Road for the EMP Commission?

November 14, 2017—End of the Road for the EMP Commission?

“(i) Repeal — Title XIV of Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106–398) is repealed.” ~ Page 1293, Final words of Subtitle F—Other Matters
SEC. 1691. COMMISSION TO ASSESS THE THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES FROM ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE ATTACKS AND SIMILAR EVENTS; National Defense Authorization Act per the NDAA 2018 Conference Committee Read Full Story

November 10, 2017— Semper Fi!

November 10, 2017— Semper Fi!

The United States Marine Corps traces its roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on 10 November 1775, to raise two battalions of Marines. Thus, since before the formal birth our nation, Marines have marched boldly to the sounds of… Read Full Story

November 7, 2017—Stop North Korea!

November 7, 2017—Stop North Korea!

“U.S. missile defense against North Korea are not postured to shoot down North Korean missile tests . . . Shooting down North Korean missiles that fall within the defended areas of these systems, such as the Japanese and U.S. homelands, would be challenging enough.”~ Kingston Reif, director of Disarmament and Threat Reduction policy at the Arms Control Association On Fox News, September 18, 2017 . . . If so, shame on us! Read Full Story

October 24, 2017—Expand DOE Secretary Rick Perry’s Challenge to FERC!

October 24, 2017—Expand DOE Secretary Rick Perry’s Challenge to FERC!

Yesterday, High Frontier formally applauded Secretary Perry’s directive to have 90-days fuel reserves at key points in the nation’s electric power grid as an important first step, but emphasized much more is needed to assure the grid is viable under the full complement of existential threats, including massive solar storms and electromagnetic pulse (EMP), cyber and physical attacks. Read Full Story