Air Force cancels $632M missile interceptor project after contract negotiations break down

By Sara Sirota  
June 25, 2019 at 1:25 PM
The Air Force confirmed this week it has terminated the Extended Range Weapon program -- a fiscal year 2019 new-start and rapid prototyping effort with a $632 million baseline cost -- following disagreements during contract negotiations. "The acquisition strategy for ERWn was approved in March 2019, however, in May 2019 it was determined that the Government and vendor would not be able to agree on the terms of the contract," Jasmine Porterfield, a spokeswoman at Eglin Air Force Base, FL,...

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