The Missile Defense Agency is getting closer to naming a site for a European wing of ground-based interceptor missiles, said Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering III, head of the Missile Defense Agency, at a conference in Huntsville, Ala., Tuesday. Likely candidates are Britain, the Czech Republic, or Poland. Obering told Reuters news service that the US would install 10 interceptors in Europe by 2011.
Feb. 23, 2024
The Department of the Air Force’s space acquisition boss called for industry to stop low-bidding contracts and for the Pentagon to only select realistic proposals on Feb. 23, arguing that failures to do so eventually forces the Space Force to “rob our future to pay for the past.”