SSP director: CPS program remains 'on track' despite FY-21 funding cuts

By Jason Sherman / January 22, 2021 at 8:54 AM
The Conventional Prompt Strike program -- the Navy and Army project to field an intermediate-range offensive hypersonic weapon by 2025 and 2023 respectively -- remains "on track" despite a nearly 40% funding cut imposed a few weeks ago to the Navy's $1 billion request in the fiscal year 2021 defense appropriations bill, according to a senior Navy official. Vice Adm. Johnny Wolfe, head of the Navy Strategic Systems Programs, said the marks against the Navy's FY-21 proposal will not derail...

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