Missile Defense Agency (MDA) releases solicitation for Next-Generation Interceptor (NGI) for missile defense

Solicitation is for designing, developing, and fielding capabilities for the important purpose of defending the American homeland.

WASHINGTON – The fight to build America’s next missile interceptor has officially begun. Defense News reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

8 May 2020 — The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, Ala., has released its request for proposal for its Next-Generation Interceptor (NGI).

The RFP aims to downselect to two companies who will then compete to build the interceptor, which will form the core of America’s homeland missile defense.

Proposals in response to the NGI solicitation are due July 31, but the MDA notes that there may be some give in that schedule because of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Source: https://www.militaryaerospace.com/sensors/article/14175474/missile-defense-interceptor-solicitation