House to consider new review of long-range missile defense and overall U.S. security

By Jason Sherman / September 17, 2021 at 2:02 PM
The House next week will consider a proposal to launch a sweeping assessment on the efficacy of long-range missile defense programs in the context of overall security of the United States, specifically a proposal to charter the National Academy of Sciences to explore potential adverse consequences associated with the $202 billion program to develop and procure the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL), chairman of the Science, Space and Technology subcommittee on investigations and oversight, is sponsoring an...

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