House, Senate panels reject DOD gambit to shift HBTSS to Space Development Agency, add funds

By Jason Sherman / June 26, 2020 at 4:05 PM
Two congressional committees are again coming to the rescue of the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor program, each recommending a $120 million increase for an ostensible Pentagon priority that was not funded in the fiscal year 2021 budget request and rejecting the Defense Department's gambit to shift responsibility for the project from the Missile Defense Agency to the Space Development Agency. The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee and the Senate Armed Services Committee both moved $20 million from...

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