MDA awards nearly $70m more for anti-...

MDA awards nearly $70m more for anti-ballistic missile laser development

The Missile Defense Agency awarded nearly $70 million in contracts to Lockheed Martin, Boeing and General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems to further develop airborne anti-ballistic missile lasers. The companies were granted the funds, following initial awards of $31.7 million in 2017, to complete their concept design review in support of the Low Power Laser Demonstrator post-preliminary design review risk reduction, the MDA wrote in its 31 August online notice.

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