Senate appropriators reject contracting proposal for GBSD construction

By Sara Sirota / November 10, 2020 at 1:14 PM
Senate appropriators are recommending lawmakers reject the Defense Department's request to bypass current contracting requirements guiding the construction of launch facilities and launch centers for the military's next intercontinental ballistic missile system. The Pentagon sent the congressional defense committees a legislative proposal in April , seeking permission to not have to adhere to a law that mandates the Air Force use multiple vendors to convert legacy Minuteman III launch facilities and launch centers to the next-generation Ground Based Strategic Deterrent...

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