The Week in Defense, March 25-April 1, 2021

Ground-Based Missile Defense System
The Next-Generation Interceptor is intended as an upgrade to the nation’s existing homeland missile defense system, the Ground-Based Missile Defense System.
Credit: Northrop Grumman
Lockheed, Northrop Edge Boeing Out of Major Missile Defense Contract The Pentagon awarded multibillion-dollar technology development and risk-reduction contracts to Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman for the Next-Generation Interceptor, officially ousting Boeing from the next phase of the...

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