New legislative provisions mandate reports on hypersonic threats, upgrading hypersonic strike and re-alerting bomber force

By Jason Sherman / September 1, 2021 at 1:57 PM
House lawmakers have agreed to new legislative provisions that would require an accounting of the ability to detect hypersonic threats to the United States, direct the Navy to plan for future upgrades to its long-range hypersonic strike project and require the Air Force to prepare a cost estimate to re-alert nuclear-armed bombers. These are among more than two dozen amendments adopted as part of the House Armed Services Committee’s fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill after being offered during mark...

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