Army official: Some DE M-SHORAD money in FY-24 request was reapplied for other modernization priorities because technology was 'not quite ready'

By Dan Schere / March 23, 2023 at 2:28 PM
(Editor’s note: This story was updated on March 24 to clarify that the program being delayed is DE M-SHORAD.) Some money for the Directed Energy Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense system in the Army's fiscal year 2024 budget request was reapplied toward other modernization priorities due to the technology not being ready, the service's deputy assistant secretary for plans, programs and resources said Thursday. John Daniels, speaking at an event hosted by the Association of the United States Army in...

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