Proposed legislation would charter new JASON assessment of U.S. missile defense limitations

By Jason Sherman / September 16, 2021 at 2:24 PM
New legislation would establish an independent assessment of the $202 billion Ballistic Missile Defense System, chartering the JASON private scientific advisory panel to identify limitations of the collection of radars, interceptors and battle management, command and control tools that are designed to protect the nation against a long-range, North Korean nuclear strike. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) is sponsoring an amendment to the House fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill that requires the defense secretary to commission the JASON Defense Advisory...

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