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Congressional funding fight looms over Marine Corps' MUX

By Justin Katz  
May 25, 2018 at 1:56 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee recommends authorizing $100 million for a major Marine Corps unmanned aircraft initiative, according to a summary of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill , putting them at odds with House lawmakers who want to cut the service's request citing "unjustified cost growth." The Marine Corps requested $25 million for research and development of the Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Expeditionary, also called MUX, a group 5 unmanned aerial vehicle with a large variety...


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