GAO: MDA delays EPAA Phase 3 delivery by 18 months, trims planned testing

By Jason Sherman  
June 6, 2019 at 3:12 PM
The Missile Defense Agency has set a May 2020 target for declaring operational the third and last increment of the European Phased Adaptive Approach and simultaneously dialed back planned intercept testing. Originally slated to be online by December 2018, the EPAA is a package of upgrades designed to protect Europe from long-range Iranian ballistic missile threats. The Government Accountability Office discloses the new development in its annual report to Congress on the Ballistic Missile Defense System , a 91-page document...

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