Pentagon gambit to shift HBTSS funding from MDA to SDA challenged again

By Jason Sherman / March 13, 2020 at 12:29 PM
The Defense Department's proposal to shift funding for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor from the Missile Defense Agency to the Space Development Agency encountered continued headwinds in Congress this week, raising questions about the viability of this fiscal year 2021 request. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) pressed MDA Director Vice Adm. Jon Hill during a March 12 House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee hearing to disclose the name of the senior Pentagon official responsible for shifting HBTSS funding in...

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