Senate panel, concerned by IBCS delays, directs new CMD program

By Jason Sherman  
June 8, 2018 at 5:26 PM
A Senate panel is recommending a $500 million increase to the Army's fiscal year 2019 budget to quickly field a new cruise missile defense capability -- the single largest adjustment to the service's proposed procurement spending by the defense authorization committee -- in a move intended to produce two interim, fixed-site defensive batteries by 2020. The Senate Armed Services Committee in its version of the FY-19 defense authorization bill declared the Army's $145 million missile procurement request for the Indirect...

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