MDA moving 'rapidly' toward new contract for next-gen interceptor after RKV failure

By Justin Doubleday / September 18, 2019 at 12:30 PM
The Missile Defense Agency aims to issue a final request for proposals for the Next-Generation Interceptor project next month, according to a top Defense Department official, as MDA is swiftly moving past the failure of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program. John Rood, under secretary of defense for policy, said the NGI program is "moving quickly." MDA released a draft request for proposals in August shortly after the Pentagon terminated the RKV program . "They received comments from industry, and they're...

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