House panel adds $780M for missile defense, including new Guam project, THAAD and Aegis

By Jason Sherman / September 7, 2021 at 1:56 PM
The $24 billion topline increase proposed as part of the House Armed Services Committee's mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill boosts missile defense spending by $780 million, adding significant funds for a new Guam defense system, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system interceptors and the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system. New details about the major FY-22 spending boost proposed by Ranking Member Mike Rogers (R-AL) -- and adopted by the authorization panel as part of the committee's...

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