- May 18, 2019
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The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded Other Transactional (OT) Agreements to Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon Missiles and Defense to complete an accelerated concept design of the Glide Phase Interceptor (GPI) for MDA’s regional hypersonic missile defense program. Interceptors will be fired from Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense destroyers using the standard Vertical Launch System (VLS) and will also integrate with the modified Baseline 9 Aegis Weapon System to detect, track, control, and engage hypersonic threats in the glide phase of the missile’s flight.
LM proposes navalized PAC-3 MSE https://insidedefense.com/daily-new...al-sea-based-pac-3-counter-hypersonic-threats
Raytheon can be provide new or existing design as Standard Missile or David Sling
and finally Northrop Grumman design is all new, probably