Boeing to start deliveries for Minuteman III cryptography upgrade this year

By Sara Sirota / August 11, 2020 at 5:05 PM
Boeing is on schedule to begin delivering units later this year for a new upgrade of the Minuteman III's cryptography system that will enhance the security of the legacy intercontinental ballistic missiles' launch codes and launch facilities through the 2030s. A recent Defense Department document outlining the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on acquisition programs warned that Minuteman III efforts are experiencing delays because of facility shutdowns and that Boeing has closed several production centers, such as a repair facility in Heath,...

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