The Week In Defense, Feb. 25-March 4, 2021

Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense system
The Pentagon is pursuing a program to update the Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system.
Credit: Jose Davila / 30th Space Wing Public Affairs
Joint Chief Vice Chairman Worries About Industrial Base Health U.S. Air Force Gen. John Hyten said on Feb. 23 he has concerns about the health of the defense-industrial base as a key missile-defense program nears a supplier downselect decision amid proposed industry consolidation. Asked during an...

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