After $1.3 billion 'oops' with RKV failure, MDA settling on final NGI concept

By Jason Sherman / February 5, 2020 at 3:41 PM
The Pentagon is settling on a concept for a Next-Generation Interceptor, a nearly 10-year project that will require a radical overhaul of planned missile defense spending while raising questions about the efficacy of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system to protect the nation in the interim. The Missile Defense Agency -- at the behest of Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin -- is finalizing over the next two weeks a solicitation for a clean-sheet design for a...

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