DOD would be required to update notional plan to acquire 64 NGIs under draft legislation

By Jason Sherman / May 16, 2024 at 5:18 PM
The Defense Department would be required to revise a draft plan to triple the size of the Next Generation Interceptor inventory -- from 20 to 64 guided missiles – under a move proposed in draft legislation in the wake of last month's earlier-than-planned decision to select a prime contractor. The House Armed Services Committee's draft of the fiscal year 2025 defense authorization bill includes a provision that would require the Missile Defense Agency director to brief Congress by early March...

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