Cotton: Independent analysis of Sentinel overruns could delay program

By Shelley K. Mesch / February 29, 2024 at 12:50 PM
An independent analysis of the cost overruns tied to the intercontinental ballistic missile modernization program could delay an effort the Defense Department sees as vital to nuclear deterrence, U.S. Strategic Command Commander Gen. Anthony Cotton warned senators today. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) asked Cotton at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing if he would support an independent analysis of the LGM-35A Sentinel critical cost overruns alongside the legally mandated DOD review. “I’m glad this review is happening,” Warren said of...

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