House subcommittee raises concerns over Army's Stinger missile life span

By Ashley Tressel / April 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM
The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is concerned with the "adequacy" of the Army's Stinger missile inventory and its industrial base's "resiliency" in producing key components. The subcommittee has noted a predicted increase in demand for short-range air defense capability will likely cause a higher demand for Stinger missiles, pointing to an issue with the Army's desire to implement a service life extension program for existing Stinger missiles. The last new Stinger missile was produced in...

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