Army sets new THAAD requirement in the wake of $10B dispute

By Jason Sherman  
October 22, 2019 at 11:33 AM
The Army, which two years ago said it needed an additional $10 billion to fully fund its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense requirements, has recalibrated its need for the ballistic missile defense system that "balances" operational requirements and affordability, according to a senior service official. Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, head of Army Space and Missile Defense Command and the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, said Oct. 16 that the new THAAD requirement sets a new level that...

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