Senate panel recommends $10.3B for MDA; 15% hike in FY-22 buys added interceptors, Guam capability

By Jason Sherman / October 19, 2021 at 11:21 AM
Senate appropriators are proposing $10.3 billion for the Missile Defense Agency in fiscal year 2022, an increase of $1.4 billion above the Pentagon’s request, including funds to buy 14 additional Terminal High Altitude Area Defense and eight Standard Missile-3 Block IIA interceptors as well as finance the start of a new air and missile defense system for Guam. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday released proposed spending bills to fund the entire federal government, including packages that would raise defense...

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