MDA would use additional $1.1B for more SM-3 Block IIAs, THAAD, hypersonic defense

By Jason Sherman / February 21, 2020 at 12:32 PM
The Missile Defense Agency has provided Congress a $1.1 billion wish list to finance nine projects above and beyond the agency's $9.2 billion fiscal year 2021 budget request, additional undertakings that -- if funded -- would increase Standard Missile-3 Block IIA interceptor procurement, hypersonic defense funding and buy an additional Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery. On Feb. 20, MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill transmitted to Congress the statutorily required report which marks a more than 40% decrease compared...

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