ICBM fuze program finishes design review after months-long delay

By Sara Sirota / November 20, 2020 at 4:51 PM
The Air Force has completed a final design review of a new arming and fuzing assembly for the military's intercontinental ballistic missiles after the service had to delay the milestone by eight months from its original schedule. The program replaces the aging Minuteman III Mk21 reentry vehicle fuze that's three times past its design life. The new component is modeled after the Navy's W88 Alteration 370 fuze design for the Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles and is intended to...

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