GBSD

Ground Based Strategic Deterrent

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  • With over 65 years of leadership on every U.S. ICBM system, the Northrop Grumman nationwide team is ready to deliver – on schedule – a safe, secure, reliable, and effective nuclear deterrent capability.
  • This team, which includes highly skilled companies - large and small - with thousands of people across the country directly working on this vital national security program, has the proven capability, capacity and commitment needed to execute the GBSD program for the U.S. Air Force.
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Nationwide Team

The Northrop Grumman nationwide team has been working together for more than three years on this competitive Air Force acquisition. We are developing innovative concepts, technologies, and solutions necessary to meet the Air Force schedule, while delivering a safe, secure, reliable, and effective GBSD system. Our team has invested significantly in the people, facilities and tools needed to be ready, and is committed to deliver a GBSD solution - on schedule - that meets the nation’s needs.

The GBSD nationwide team includes Aerojet Rocketdyne, Bechtel, Clark Construction, Collins Aerospace, General Dynamics, Honeywell, Kratos, L3Harris, Lockheed Martin, and Textron Systems along with hundreds of other small, medium and large businesses across the United States with extensive ICBM missile systems expertise.

If selected, the Northrop Grumman GBSD nationwide team is ready to deliver a national security priority to develop a modernized ICBM capability, on schedule, for the U.S. Air Force.

News about GBSD

People lined up in a row using shovels to dig in dirt. Groundbreaking for GBSD site in Utah with Northrop Grumman team
 

KSL.com: Ground broken on new missile defense facility >

Men in headseht in controll room GBSD no national team - don't delay new ICBMs
 

Breaking Defense: No ‘National Team’ For GBSD; Don’t Delay New ICBMs
By Chris Miller 

Black and white image of hand switching a knob from Set to Launch Boeing’s withdrawal from the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program must not cause delays
 

Forbes:
The Opportunity Exists To Move Faster On Nuclear Modernization

By Dave Deptula

GEM Rocket in hangar Aerojet Joins Northrop Grumman on GBSD team
 

Space News:   Aerojet Rocketdyne to join Northrop Grumman’s bid for next-generation ICBM  >

Black and white image of hand switching a knob from Set to Launch Boeing’s withdrawal from the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program must not cause delays
 

Defense News:
Boeing’s withdrawal from the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program must not cause delays

By Tom Davis

Minuteman III ICBM Launch
 

Real Clear Defense: GBSD: An Imperative Without Delay

By Carl Rehberg

Men in headseht in controll room GBSD no national team - don't delay new ICBMs
 

Northrop Grumman Completes Final Major Design Review for Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction Phase of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Program

Men in headseht in controll room GBSD no national team - don't delay new ICBMs
 

Air Force reviews preliminary design for future ICBM
Photo credit: U.S. Air Force  

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