MisDef Failure Symptomatic Of Atrophied GMD Focus

By Amy Butler
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology

This approach would allow for the Pentagon to have a more reliable fleet of GMDs beyond 2030. And, with higher reliability the Army is likely to allow for fewer GBIs dedicated to a target, enabling a defense against a larger number of threats.

In the meantime, the source says, MDA can focus on developing and fielding a next-generation solution that includes a more reliable booster and kill mechanism for the long-term.


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