Defense authorization bill directs Army to take stock of air and missile defense capabilities

By Dan Schere / December 9, 2022 at 10:07 AM
Congress' new compromise defense authorization bill spells out a process by which the Army is to take an inventory of its Patriot air and missile defense systems. The directive stems from a note in the House version of the bill expressing a need for the Army to shore up its air and missile defense capabilities in the wake of the war in Ukraine. The compromise bill, passed by the House in a 350-80 vote Thursday afternoon , would increase the...

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