Pentagon sets $188.8B Ground Based Strategic Deterrent life-cycle acquisition tab

By Jason Sherman / September 29, 2022 at 10:49 AM
The Pentagon has set a formal cost estimate for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program of $188.8 billion, a tally that includes $95.8 billion to develop and procure a next-generation intercontinental ballistic missile fleet and $93 billion to operate and sustain the fleet across five decades. Last week, the Air Force delivered to Congress its first Selected Acquisition Report for the GBSD program that outlines key schedule and cost targets of the program to replace the Minuteman III fleet; Energy...

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