Land Warfare

US kill vehicle terminated

22nd August 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


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The US DoD is terminating development of an improved kill vehicle for its existing long-range interceptor missile, citing ‘technical design problems,’ and will instead launch a competition for a new ‘next-generation’ interceptor that will include a new kill vehicle.

The Raytheon-built Redesigned Kill Vehicle (RKV) was supposed to be more ...

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