Boeing has installed the last of 44 silo-based ballistic missile interceptors ordered by the former Obama administration as U.S. President Donald Trump requests funding from Congress for another 20. The milestone was announced on Nov. 7 by Boeing, prime contractor for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system since 2001. The system’s flight element, the three-stage Ground-Based Interceptor (GBI), is the world’s only operational ...

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