[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 112 (Monday, June 11, 2012)]
[Page 34357]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14100]



Office of the Secretary

Missile Defense Advisory Committee; Notice of Closed Meeting

AGENCY: Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of closed meeting.


SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Government in the 
Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) and 41 CFR 102-3.150, 
the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal advisory 
committee meeting of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee will take 

DATES: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 through Wednesday, June 13, 2012, from 
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (each day). Security clearance and visit 
requests are required for access.

ADDRESSES: Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center, Schriever 
Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80912.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David Bagnati, Designated Federal 
Officer at [email protected], phone/voice mail 571-231-8113, or mail at 5700 
18th Street, Building 245, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060-5573.

    Purpose of the Meeting: At this meeting, the Committee will receive 
classified information on the Army's role in space application for the 
Ballistic Missile Defense System.
    Agenda: Topics tentatively scheduled for classified discussion 
include, but are not limited to, a classified orientation of current, 
programmed and under development space capabilities at the Missile 
Defense Integration and Operations Center; classified information on 
Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance 
and Reconnaissance including, but not limited to, Command and Control, 
Battle Management, and Communications; Precision Tracking Space System; 
Space Tracing and Surveillance System; and Discrimination; an update on 
the Ballistic Missile Defense System; feedback on its assessment of the 
Missile Defense Agency's Directed Energy Program; and feedback on its 
recommendations on the National Academy of Science Report on Ballistic 
Missile Defense.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 
41 CFR 102-3.155 the Missile Defense Agency has determined that the 
meeting shall be closed to the public. The Director, Missile Defense 
Agency, in consultation with the Missile Defense Agency Office of 
General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest 
requires that all sessions of the committee's meeting will be closed to 
the public because they will be concerned with classified information 
and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).
    Committee's Designated Federal Officer: Mr. David Bagnati, 
[email protected], phone/voice mail 571-231-8113, or mail at 5700 18th 
Street, Building 245, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060-5573.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested 
organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the 
Missile Defense Advisory Committee about its mission and functions. 
Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the 
stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Missile Defense Advisory 
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Missile Defense Advisory Committee, in the following 
formats: One hard copy with original signature and one electronic copy 
via email (acceptable file formats: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word or MS 
PowerPoint), and this individual will ensure that the written 
statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. 
Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer is as stated in 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT and can also be obtained from the GSA's 
Federal Advisory Committee Act Database--https://www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
    Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in 
this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the 
address listed at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which 
is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this 
date may not be provided to or considered by the Missile Defense 
Advisory Committee until its next meeting. The Designated Federal 
Officer will review all timely submissions with the Missile Defense 
Advisory Committee Chairperson and ensure they are provided to all 
members of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee before the meeting 
that is the subject of this notice.
    Due to changing requirements beyond the control of the Missile 
Defense Advisory Committee or its Designated Federal Officer, the 
Committee was unable to process the Federal Register notice for its 
June 12 through June 13, 2012 meeting as required by 41 CFR 102-
3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for 
the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 
15-calendar day notification requirement.

    Dated: June 6, 2012.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2012-14100 Filed 6-8-12; 8:45 am]