AFRICOM sends Congress $500M unfunded list seeking more counter-drone systems

By Tony Bertuca / April 9, 2024 at 2:34 PM
U.S. Africa Command has sent Congress an unfunded priorities list totaling more than $500 million, highlighting the need to counter armed drones in the region as -- according to a document obtained by Inside Defense -- it is “only a matter of time before U.S. forces in East Africa are attacked” by enemy drones or missiles. “Funding is needed to advance Counter Uncrewed Systems and Integrated Air and Missile Defense capabilities to defend personnel and assets located in the...

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