The MDA is revisiting concepts from a long-range interceptor program shuttered by the White House in 2013 as it weighs how to proceed with one of its top priorities, a redesigned kill vehicle.
SES on Oct. 8 said its SES-8 telecommunications satellite had arrived in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to prepare for a November launch aboard the new SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket.
Boeing-built ViaSat-2 will employ a design that has never been seen before.
The contract change allows Raytheon to perform engineering support for the SM-3 Block 1B.
The GAO casts doubt on using the missile interceptor in Poland and Romania.