The U.S. Department of Defense is hiring Boeing to expand and improve its Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) anti-ballistic missile system—which has undergone a significant redesign.
The system detects and tracks the boost and midcourse phases of enemy missiles and launches a counter missile that intercepts and destroys the incoming intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Boeing boasts that its GMD technology is the only operational system capable of protecting the entire United Stat…
Source URL: Boeing to Upgrade U.S. Missile Defense System
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com