MDA spiked largest planned flight test to date of BMDS system

By Jason Sherman / April 30, 2021 at 1:05 PM
The Missile Defense Agency last year scrapped the third and largest planned flight test to date of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, according to congressional auditors, an assessment that would have called for five targets flying simultaneously to be countered by the Aegis, Patriot and the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense systems. The Government Accountability Office, in its annual report on missile defense programs, revealed the change in test plans, noting the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system also delayed all...

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