Air Force Moves to Kill Extended Range Cruise Missile and Reapply Funding

By Adam J. Hebert / August 22, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The Air Force is attempting to kill the Extended Range Cruise Missile 18 months after it first proposed the program, citing a reduced demand for the missile. Officially on hold, Air Force and industry officials say the program has for all intents and purposes been killed. "The bottom line is that there has been lower use than we thought for some of our cruise missiles, so the urgency for the Extended Range Cruise Missile has gone down" Maj. Gen. John...

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