House lawmakers keep pushing for conventional LRSO despite Air Force opposition

By Rachel Cohen / May 1, 2018 at 10:15 AM
Congress is doubling down on its position that the Air Force should pursue a conventional variant of the Long-Range Standoff Weapon, adding new language in the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill. In the proposed legislation released April 25 , lawmakers say they would amend the FY-14 National Defense Authorization Act to issue a deadline for developing and fielding a conventional LRSO. The mark-up language requires LRSO to reach initial operational...

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