GBSD requires 20 new launch facilities, missiles equipped with legacy warheads by FY-29

By Sara Sirota / August 3, 2020 at 3:20 PM
The Minuteman III replacement team must transition 20 launch facilities -- each loaded with an in-silo missile and deployed with a legacy reentry vehicle and warhead -- to achieve initial operational capability on the new intercontinental ballistic missile system in fiscal year 2029. The previously unreported IOC milestone requirements for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent were included in a program report, obtained by Inside Defense , the Air Force sent lawmakers in May to comply with the Fiscal Year...

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