Draft legislation would require funding plan for 64 Next Generation Interceptor fleet

By Jason Sherman / July 22, 2022 at 11:40 AM
The Pentagon would be required to draft a plan to pay for a fleet-wide replacement of the homeland defense ballistic missile inventory, according to legislation proposed by a Senate panel that would identify the price tag associated with expanding the program of record for the Next Generation Interceptor beyond 20 guided missiles to a total of 64. The Senate Armed Services Committee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2023 defense policy bill, recommends a provision that could inform deliberations...

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