Ground test planned to launch NGI assessment set for summer 2026

By Jason Sherman / August 22, 2022 at 4:13 PM
The Missile Defense Agency has set a summer 2026 target for the inaugural test of the Next Generation Interceptor -- giving the agency and a yet-to-be-identified contractor four years until the first of two planned ground assessments that will set the stage for flight testing the new homeland defense guided missile. MDA plans a pair of “sprints” executed across three fiscal quarters -- as few as three months and a few days to as many as nine months -- for...

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