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Pentagon at 'impasse' over how to shift procurement away from MDA

December 11, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Pentagon is at a "moderate impasse" over how to carry out a new congressional directive to transition procurement for operational ballistic missile defense programs away from the Missile Defense Agency and make it a responsibility of the military departments, according to one official. The fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill would require the Pentagon to shift acquisition authority and funding responsibilities for missile defense programs approved to enter production from MDA to the military services by FY-21. The bill...

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