Legislation proposes top acquisition status for new Guam missile defense system

By Jason Sherman / July 19, 2022 at 3:21 PM
The project to develop a new air and missile defense system for Guam should be elevated to the Pentagon's highest-profile acquisition category and assigned the responsibility of a senior Defense Department official, according to new legislation that aims to ensure the effort does not get mired in seams across the bureaucracy. The Senate Armed Services Committee in its mark of the fiscal year 2023 defense policy bill includes a provision that attempts to improve coordination among the Army, Navy and...

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