MDA reboots hypersonic defense project, seeks industry Glide Phase Interceptor white papers

By Jason Sherman / April 13, 2021 at 2:08 PM
The Missile Defense Agency today launched a project to field a Glide Phase Interceptor -- a major U.S. military effort to develop a counter-hypersonic capability within the decade -- asking industry for proposals for a weapon compatible with the Navy's Aegis combat system with an eye to awarding contracts as soon as this summer. MDA, which in February scrapped plans to issue a request for proposals for its original idea for a Regional Glide Phase Weapon system approach, today published...

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