The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on Sunday conducted the first flight test of a new three-stage booster for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) System’s Ground Based Interceptor (GBI), demonstrating variable stage usage. The GMD aims to defend against a small number of longer range ...

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a $422 million maximum ceiling value contract for six more Boost Vehicles and related components for the Ground Based Interceptors (GBIs). This noncompetitive contract is split into $234 million for the base period, $112 million for Option ...