GBSD Officially Named ‘Sentinel’

Credit: Air Force Global Strike Command
The U.S. military’s next generation intercontinental ballistic missile has a name: the LGM-35A Sentinel. The missile system, also known as the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), will replace the U.S. Air Force’s Minuteman III fleet. Northrop Grumman in 2020 won a $13.3 billion contract to...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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