MDA pressured to commit to Ft. Drum, new classified assessment questions NY site

By Jason Sherman / June 18, 2024 at 5:36 PM
An influential House lawmaker is stepping up pressure on the Missile Defense Agency to tailor designs for a notional East Coast missile defense site to a location at Ft. Drum, NY, even as lawmakers last month disclosed a classified Pentagon assessment that raises questions about the efficacy of the upstate New York location to protect the nation. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), chair of the House Republican Conference and fourth-ranking House Republican, sent MDA Director Lt. Gen. Heath Collins a one...

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