Boeing submits proposals for next-gen interceptor to U.S. Missile Defense Agency

HUNTSVILLE (GDC) — Today, Boeing [NYSE: BA] submitted its offer to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) competition, proposing a design that leverages the company’s more than 60-year track record and expertise in strategic missile and weapon systems.

“Boeing’s NGI proposal delivers unmatched performance, affordability and reliability for the nation and the warfighter,” said Norm Tew, Missile and Weapon Systems vice president and general manager, and Huntsville site senior executive. “Building upon our prior investments and proven technologies, our innovative proposal offers a creative, compelling and game-changing technical approach to outpace, out-innovate, deter and defeat rapidly evolving advanced threats.”

If selected, Boeing will utilize its proven capabilities along with a best-of-industry team to ensure its unique offering is delivered to the warfighter on time.

“Boeing is well-positioned to deliver innovative solutions that greatly expand this key missile defense capability, ever focused on supporting the warfighter,” said Tew. “We are leveraging our unparalleled mission knowledge to design, develop and deliver a low-risk, highly-effective solution for the MDA.”

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The Boeing NGI solution delivers:

  • Modernized missile defense capabilities to protect the nation, its allies and international partners
  • An innovative design, capable of evolving to meet and defeat future threats and challenges
  • Affordable and accelerated readiness that leverages prior investments, design cost analyses and proven technologies
  • Enhanced flexibility and modularity to ensure optimized platform integration, maintenance and sustainability
  • Reliable survivability to withstand hostile, adverse and demanding environments

The NGI will be used to maintain ready deterrence and ensure the continued protection of the U.S. homeland from intercontinental ballistic missiles. A contract award is expected later this year.

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