The total project cost may exceed $100 billion
American company Boeing and Northrop will form a technical task and further develop Intercontinental ballistic missiles in the interests of the U.S. Department of defense.
Final technical characteristics of ICBMs have not yet been determined .
Each company will develop its own variant of a ballistic missile silo-based and provide for tests to experts from the Ministry of defense.
New ballistic missile to replace the ageing silo-based missiles Minuteman III.
The Ministry of defense plans to purchase 450 of these missiles.
Designed the rocket should go into service no later than 2027, and the presumed lifetime of a new ICBM is about 30 years.
The total cost of the project of modernization of ballistic missiles, silo-based missiles in the United States may exceed $100 billion.
As previously reported, the Korean engineers have tested a new Intercontinental ballistic missile.
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