Northrop And Lockheed To Begin Work On Next-Generation Interceptor

Ground-Based Interceptor launch
A Ground-Based Interceptor was launched from Vandenberg AFB, California, toward a ballistic missile target launched from Alaska.
Credit: Missile Defense Agency
The same week that North Korea launched a set of ballistic missile tests in response to U.S. military exercises with South Korea, the U.S. officially kick-started a program to modernize its homeland missile defense system. On March 23, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded Lockheed Martin a...

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