House defense spending bill seeks to slash ARRW procurement by $44M

By Briana Reilly / July 9, 2021 at 5:59 PM
House appropriators have proposed slashing the Air Force's flagship hypersonic boost-glide weapon procurement budget by $44 million in fiscal year 2022. The recommended reduction is equal to approximately four Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon missiles, per the report accompanying the House Armed Services defense subcommittee's mark-up of the fiscal year 2022 defense bill, obtained by Inside Defense . The service had sought nearly $161 million to procure a dozen of the hypersonic missiles as part of a rapid fielding program in...

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