OMB reveals land-based VLS also part of new Guam missile defense architecture

By Jason Sherman / July 13, 2022 at 1:36 PM
The White House revealed new details about the planned architecture for the air and missile defense system intended to provide persistent, all-direction protection of Guam from advanced Chinese threats -- making public Pentagon plans to acquire a land-based variant of the Aegis vertical launch system in addition to previously announced mobile launchers. On July 12, the White House Office of Management and Budget shed new light on the Missile Defense Agency’s Guam defense architecture -- which appears to have been...

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