House panel guts MDA's Guam Defense System procurement request, calls lack of detail 'troubling'

By Jason Sherman / July 13, 2021 at 2:01 PM
House appropriators declined to fully fund the Defense Department's proposal for a yet-to-be-defined Guam Defense System, gutting the procurement request and trimming development spending for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command's No. 1 modernization priority because the Pentagon has not addressed lawmakers' questions about the new capability. The House Appropriations defense subcommittee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense spending bill, roughly slashed in half the Missile Defense Agency's $118.3 million request for developing a Guam Defense System, recommending a total...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.