Originally Published on This Site. By Paul McLeary 13 March 2019 PENTAGON: The Pentagon’s next-generation…
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Boeing and the Missile Defense Agency have installed a 44th and final interceptor for the country’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System at Fort Greely in Alaska. The company said Tuesday installation was completed ahead of schedule and will address a Defense Department requirement to increase the country’s inventory of GMD interceptors to 44 before the end of 2017
A monumental intercept test for the United States’ critical homeland defense system designed to defend against intercontinental ballistic missile threats from North Korea and Iran was a success, the Missile Defense Agency announced Tuesday shortly after the test.