House panel readies new missile defense oversight measures, hypersonic strike directives and more

By Jason Sherman / June 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM
A House panel is proposing legislation that would direct the Navy to arm DDG-1000 destroyers with an intermediate-range hypersonic weapon, require a sweeping analysis of alternatives before the Missile Defense Agency commits to a new layered homeland defense architecture, require the president to participate in an annual nuclear command and control exercise, and provide an unclassified report on foreign nuclear weapon programs. These are a few key provisions set to be detailed in the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee's...

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