Congressional support for continuing Hawaii radar project in FY-22 grows

By Jason Sherman / September 3, 2021 at 11:27 AM
Support is mounting in Congress to again reinstate funding for a Hawaii-based ballistic missile defense radar, with the House Armed Services Committee authorizing $75 million for the project and setting September 2028 as the target for initial operations -- keeping the effort alive in defiance of Pentagon proposals for the last two years to shelve it. The House authorization panel, in its mark of the FY-22 defense policy bill, proposes authorizing $75 million for the ground-based sensor -- a sum...

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