Army forced to find alternatives for critical missile defense needs

By Ashley Tressel / September 14, 2018 at 1:39 PM
Congressional appropriators have deemed the Army's current acquisition strategy for a key air and missile defense system unattainable and are seeking cost estimates for alternative plans. The fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill agreed to by conferees this week notes prior-year funding for the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept remains unused as the Army chose not to award an engineering and manufacturing development contract for the program and is instead reviewing alternate courses of action. IFPC Increment 2-I is...

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