Counter-drone programs in spotlight as Congress stalls $560M in supplemental funding

By Tony Bertuca / February 26, 2024 at 5:00 AM
Ongoing congressional dysfunction is blocking $560 million in supplemental spending intended to help U.S. Central Command counter drone attacks against U.S. troops in the Middle East. Though a full breakdown of a recent $95 billion supplemental spending bill that passed the Senate on Feb. 13 has not been released, a congressional staffer said the measure includes $560 million for existing Army, Navy and U.S. Special Operations Forces counter-drone systems in support of CENTCOM’s operations. The funds would also be used...

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