MD 2020

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The GMD Intercept: What Does It Mean?

This is a good day for homeland missile defense, and a bad day for Kim Jong-un. Hit-to-kill missile defense has once again been validated, this time against a complex and challenging ICBM-class threat. The Missile Defense Agency has been on a long road to improving the reliability and capability of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program...

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Homeland Missile Defense Bill

A group of U.S. Senators recently introduced a new bill that aims to improve the capability and capacity of U.S. homeland missile defenses. The Advancing America’s Missile Defense Act of 2017 would authorize the emplacement of an additional 28 Ground-based interceptors (GBIs) at Ft. Greely, Alaska, and accelerate the development of several new interceptor systems,...