MDA begins homeland cruise missile defense project, plans August live-flight event

By Jason Sherman / April 10, 2023 at 5:13 PM
The Missile Defense Agency has demonstrated the first of a planned three-part project to prove technical linkages that could be relevant to a future domestic cruise missile defense system as part of an effort slated to culminate this summer with a live-flight test. MDA is completing work at the behest of Pentagon leaders who last summer effectively wrested responsibility from the agency -- which has been working for three years to begin to define a capability to help harden U.S...

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