House subcommittee wants continued study of layered homeland defense

By Jason Sherman / July 29, 2021 at 12:54 PM
House lawmakers are directing the Pentagon to continue exploring the potential for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA to be used for homeland defense, tasking the Missile Defense Agency to spearhead a new report on options for development and deployment of the new guided missile to protect the continental United States. The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, in its mark of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill, includes directed report language requiring a new report on the SM-3 Block...

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