The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) intends to release a draft solicitation and hosted a classified industry day for the next-generation interceptor acquisition. The move is a direct result of the Pentagon’s decision to terminate the Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) subsystem. Raytheon was developing the RKV as a subcontractor to Boeing. The head of the MDA, Vice Adm. Jon Hill, did not rule out the possibility of terminating the troubled RKV program in early August as the Defense ...


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