Decisions issued

Acquisition Chief Backs Buying Additional Missile Defense Radar In FY-12

/ February 10, 2011 at 1:47 AM
Pentagon acquisition chief Ashton Carter has endorsed buying an additional AN/TPY-2 radar in fiscal year 2012 for the Ballistic Missile Defense System, according to internal documents. A Jan. 31 acquisition decision memorandum signed by Carter and reviewed by Inside the Pentagon says the department will add one AN/TPY-2 radar in FY-12 to the Missile Defense Agency's Ballistic Missile Defense System program acquisition plan "pending availability of additional funding." The "for official use only" memo -- addressed to the Pentagon's...

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