Bad Part Stalled Orbital ATK Production of Radar-Killing Missile

  • Deliveries of U.S. missile were delayed by flawed processors
  • Delay underscores how weapons depend on supply-chain quality

Orbital ATK Inc. stopped most production of a U.S. missile designed to destroy enemy radar systems, a $2.6 billion program, for about five weeks because of bad parts from a subcontractor, according to the Navy.

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