DOD spikes $17 billion NGI tab, working up new cost estimate to reflect single contractor

By Jason Sherman / May 23, 2024 at 6:30 PM
The Defense Department is conducting a new cost estimate for the Next Generation Interceptor, spiking the $17 billion price tag calculated more than three years ago to reflect the accelerated source selection last month and deliver findings to support a major acquisition milestone for the homeland missile defense program later this year. The cost assessment and program evaluation office earlier this year initiated a new independent cost estimate to more accurately tally financials associated with the NGI program following the...

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