House wants Army to draft options for 'low-cost' Patriot interceptor

By Jason Sherman  
June 5, 2019 at 4:53 PM
A House panel wants the Army to prepare options for a "low-cost" generic interceptor that can operate as part of the Patriot surface-to-air missile system, a move that comes as the price tag for the newest variant of the Patriot interceptor approaches $1 million and lawmakers are seeking options to bolster inventories and foreign buyers are asking for less expensive options. The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee is directing the Army secretary to prepare options for including a low-cost...

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