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Pentagon seeks $307M plus-up for secretive SCO missile defeat programs

November 10, 2017 |
Tony Bertuca
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The Pentagon is requesting an additional $307 million in fiscal year 2018 for several classified Strategic Capabilities Office programs under an emergency appropriation focused on "missile defeat and defense enhancement," according to budget documents. The request is part of the Trump administration's overall $6 billion FY-18 budget amendment , which includes $4 billion for missile defense, $700 million for Navy ship repair and $1.2 billion to finance the U.S. troop buildup in Afghanistan. The SCO, a once-secretive organization established in...

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