Commission: SECDEF should ensure MDA transitions missile defense systems to services

By Jason Sherman  
November 15, 2018 at 1:09 PM
The defense secretary should make good on long-standing plans for the Missile Defense Agency to transfer acquisition responsibility for mature missile defense programs to the relevant military services that operate the system, an independent defense commission recommends. The Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the United States, a bipartisan panel established by Congress to assess the Trump administration's National Defense Strategy, urges this action as part of a sweeping set of suggestions aimed to improve the U.S. military. “To...

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