MDA forwards proposal for new Hypersonic Defense program to Pentagon for review

By Jason Sherman  
August 7, 2019 at 3:41 PM
The Missile Defense Agency has completed a proposal for a new multibillion-dollar project to develop and field a defense against hypersonic weapons, that -- if included in the Defense Department's fiscal year 2021 budget request -- would expand the agency's focus to a new class of maneuvering, ultra-fast threats. MDA has submitted its analysis of alternatives for a Hypersonic Defense program of record to the cost assessment and program evaluation office. The proposal would effectively develop a new end-to-end defensive...

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