Boeing is pushing back against the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) plan to assume management of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) weapon system. The company has been the go-to prime contractor for development, production, fielding, sustainment and operational support of the nation’s largest, multibillion-dollar missile interceptor complex since 2001. The company even defeated an outside challenge by Lockheed Martin in 2011 to maintain its current position—alongside ...

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