Army's top air defender remains confident in GBI fleet after RKV termination

By Jason Sherman  
October 22, 2019 at 11:58 AM
The Army's top air defender -- a key player in overseeing day-to-day operations of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense System -- voiced continued support for the fleet of ballistic missile interceptors in the wake of the Pentagon's decision to terminate the Redesigned Kill Vehicle, a move that will delay plans to modernize the current interceptor fleet. Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command as well as the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense,...

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