MDA: Space-based Kill Assessment constellation nearly in place, set to deliver new capability

By Jason Sherman / September 11, 2018 at 2:27 PM
The Defense Department is putting the final pieces in place for its Spaced-based Kill Assessment project that aims to give combatant commanders the ability to determine whether an interceptor hit or missed an enemy ballistic missile, a new capability to help inform whether a second shot needs to be taken against an incoming threat. Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves told a Capitol Hill audience Sept. 4 that DOD is "just about done deploying" the new constellation, which...

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