IDA recommends changes to help MDA's abysmal annual flight test plan and execution record

By Jason Sherman / May 30, 2023 at 2:16 PM
The Defense Department is taking steps to improve the Missile Defense System flight test program -- a $1 billion annual project that aims to demonstrate new capabilities, identify limitations, provide combatant commanders confidence in these tools as well as deter North Korea and Iran -- which has suffered a decade of failures. The Government Accountability Office, in a recent report on missile defense programs , said the Missile Defense Agency is taking action on recommendations on a previously unreported 2022...

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