NORTHCOM lists unfunded needs for Arctic communications, counter-drone

By Tony Bertuca / February 21, 2020 at 10:31 AM
The chief of U.S. Northern Command has submitted a list of unfunded priorities to Congress seeking additional funds for Arctic communications and radar to counter cruise missiles and drones, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense . "Our homeland is not a sanctuary," Air Force Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, head of NORTHCOM, wrote in a letter to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) . "Russia and China are of particular concerns as they hold targets in the United States...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.