DOD required to prepare ground-launched conventional missile strategy for Indo-Pacific

By Jason Sherman / January 25, 2024 at 12:51 PM
The Defense Department this summer must produce a strategy for ground-based, theater-range, conventional missiles in the Indo-Pacific, explaining to Congress how billions of dollars in planned new offensive strike capabilities -- cruise, ballistic and hypersonic -- will be deployed across the region to counter China. The Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act includes a provision requiring the defense secretary to produce by the end of June an Indo-Pacific Missile Strategy that would explain Army and Marine Corps plans for...

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