Draft House bill would restore Army's 1,000-mile cannon program

By Ethan Sterenfeld / June 15, 2022 at 4:36 PM
A draft bill from the House Armed Services Committee would resurrect the Army's plan to build a cannon that can fire 1,000 miles, which the service put on ice this year following years of congressional concerns. The chairman’s mark of the committee’s annual defense policy bill -- obtained by Inside Defense -- includes a $70 million increase for research and development on the Strategic Long-Range Cannon in fiscal year 2023. Army acquisition executive Doug Bush said last month that...

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