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Defence Notes

PREMIUM: Field narrows for NGI

29th March 2021 - 14:30 GMT | by Jason Sherman in New York


The latest decision by the Missile Defense Agency guarantees $1.6 billion of funding for the Next Generation Interceptor until FY2022. (Photo: Lockheed Martin)

There are two contenders for the Next Generation Interceptor programme — but no place for Ground-based Midcourse Defense system incumbent Boeing.

The Biden administration has given its blessing to the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) missile defence programme, overcoming fears that this initiative — a brainchild of the Trump presidency — would be cancelled.

As a result, the way is open for a contest between Lockheed Martin and a Northrop-Raytheon team to ...

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