With NGI proposals in hand, MDA begins source selection; eyes opportunity to accelerate schedule

By Jason Sherman / August 18, 2020 at 4:57 PM
The Missile Defense Agency last week took receipt of industry proposals for a Next Generation Interceptor and has begun source selection, a process expected to yield two winners and potentially a faster development and deployment schedule for the new guided missiles slated to protect the nation against North Korean -- and potentially Iranian -- intercontinental ballistic missile threats in the 2030s. MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill said today the project to modernize the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system -- launched...

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