Ballistic Missile Life Extension

Ballistic Missile Life Extension 3 February, 2020

The U.S. added a new one to the steps for maintain its current intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

The Washington signed a new modernization agreement to keep the intercontinental ballistic missile inventory up to date and signed a life-extension modernisation agreement for UGM-133 Trident II D5 missiles costs USD 473.8 million with Lockheed Martin. The activities to be carried out under the Life Extension 2 Strategic Systems Programs Alteration Advanced Development Program are expected to complete in 2026.

Submarine launched missiles can engage multiple targets form the backbone of the US Navy's nuclear arsenal.

Ballistic Missile Life Extension

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