Defense policy bill would make SLCM-N an official program of record

By Nick Wilson / June 22, 2023 at 1:10 PM
The House Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to the annual defense authorization bill that would create an official program of record for nuclear sea-launched cruise missile development. The amendment to establish the nuclear sea-launched cruise missile program was introduced by strategic forces subcommittee Chairman Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and was approved by a voice vote that fell largely along party lines, with Democrats including committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) arguing against the measure. The legislation directs the defense...

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