Senior Dem calls for surge in missile production, says defense bill will pass this year

By Tony Bertuca, Michael Marrow / November 16, 2022 at 5:40 PM
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said today he believes the United States needs to surge missile production and other military systems to continue aiding Ukraine against an ongoing Russian invasion. “We need to make more missiles,” Smith said during a Politico defense conference in Washington. “In the modern era,” he continued, “with the complicated systems we’re talking about building, you can’t just snap your fingers and all of a sudden build 1,000 [Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air...

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