Guam defense system wins FY-22 boost to accelerate development, procurement

By Jason Sherman / March 9, 2022 at 4:49 PM
The Pentagon project to develop a new integrated air and missile defense system for Guam -- an undertaking with benchmark-setting potential for countering advanced ballistic, cruise and hypersonic missile threats -- won backing from Congress to accelerate the effort in the final version of the fiscal year 2022 spending bill. The House and Senate conference version of the FY-22 defense spending bill made public today would allocate $192 million for the yet-to-be-defined Guam defense system, including $74 million above the...

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