MDA's top unfunded FY-19 requirement is new space-based sensor network project

By Jason Sherman / March 13, 2018 at 2:43 PM
The Missile Defense Agency's top unfunded requirement in fiscal year 2019 is a new space-based network of sensors to track enemy long-range ballistic missiles during the midcourse of flight, giving the Missile Defense Tracking System -- a program launched in FY-18 but curiously zeroed in MDA's FY-19 budget request -- a potential new path to funding. The agency's top FY-19 unfunded need is $73 million for the new sensor system, according to a $1.2 billion list of projects MDA would...

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