Pentagon Plans Three Ambitious GMD ‘Firsts’

Credit: MDA
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) aims to conduct three ambitious “firsts” in the next five years for its Boeing Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system test program. Among seven planned flights are a first intercept attempt against an actual ICBM target (other long-range targets have not...

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