The U.S. Air Force has launched the $350 million second phase of a technology development project to build a small, air-launched missile interceptor for fighters called the Miniature Self-Defense Munition (MSDM). A broad agency announcement released by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Oct. 31 calls for companies to submit proposals to receive multiple task orders worth up to $100 million each by Jan. 31. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon each received contracts ...


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