Air Force examines mobile command-and-control for ICBM replacement

By Leigh Giangreco / April 14, 2016 at 4:49 PM
The Air Force is examining additional airborne assets and extra layers of ground-based mobile command and control systems that could help bolster the survivability of its new intercontinental ballistic missile system, according to service officials. In a recent draft request for proposals, the service asked industry to explore mobile basing options for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent System, the follow-on to the Minuteman III ICBM. The current missiles are housed in silos. But in an April 11 interview with Inside...

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