MDA selects Raytheon, Northrop to advance in GPI design contest; Lockheed sidelined

By Jason Sherman / June 24, 2022 at 6:35 PM
The Pentagon has narrowed the competition for development of a Glide Phase Interceptor, selecting Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman to continue refining concepts for a counter-hypersonic missile in a move that sidelines Lockheed Martin from the contest and sets up high-level review of the two remaining designs in early 2023. On Feb. 24, the Missile Defense Agency announced its preference for two potential designs for a next-generation Aegis guided missile, the latest step in a project launched nearly four years...

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