DOD seeks relief from requirement to modify missile defense policy for key capabilities

By Jason Sherman / April 2, 2020 at 3:54 PM
The Pentagon is asking Congress for relief from a statutory requirement that the nation's missile defeat policy and strategy be modified by appointing one or more acquisition executives to oversee homeland cruise missile defense and left-of-launch capabilities. On March 6, the Defense Department sent Congress a package of legislative proposals to be considered along with the fiscal year 2021 spending plan that included a provision to amend the FY-18 National Defense Authorization Act which mandated the defense secretary explicitly vest...

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