Air Force Ballistic Missile Upgrade Said to Be Stalled Over CostBy
Cost estimate gap in the billions of dollars, official says
Lockheed Martin, Northrop and Boeing competing to build ICBMs
The U.S. Air Force’s program to develop and field a new intercontinental ballistic missile to replace aging Minuteman III weapons is stalled over Pentagon concerns the service underestimated the cost by billions of dollars, according to a defense official familiar with the program.
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