Tag Archives: Ground-based Midcourse Defense

Boeing-Led Team Conducts Missile Defense System Dual Interceptor Test

A Boeing-led industry team and the Missile Defense Agency launched two ground-based interceptors to counter an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. Boeing said Monday one interceptor zeroed in on the ICBM target in space and the second GBI observed the intercept before homing in on additional debris as part of the “two-shot salvo” engagement test.

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MTSI Names Dale Moore Business Dev’t VP, Colorado Springs Site Lead; Kevin Robinson Comments

Dale Moore, former head of business development at the U.S. Army and missile defense division at Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has assumed the role of vice president for business development. MTSI said Tuesday Moore has also been appointed site lead at the engineering and technology company’s Colorado Springs office. “Dale’s proven record includes …

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Former MDA Official John Warden Named Qualis Senior Technical Director

John Warden, former director of assured design and processes at the Missile Defense Agency, has joined Huntsville, Alabama-based government services contractor Qualis as senior technical director. He will provide technical leadership on all engineering disciplines in support of Qualis’ customers in his new position, the company said Nov. 15. Qualis Chief Operating Officer Carlos Kingston …

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Craig Cooning: Boeing to Use ‘Space Program’ Approach for Missile Defense System

Boeing is planning to utilize systems engineering controls from military space programs for its $41 billion Ground-based Midcourse Defense system in response to reviews on the design’s reliability, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes that the company is coordinating with Missile Defense Agency Director Vice Adm. James Syring to revamp GMD by adopting a “space …

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