Missile Agency Seeks Funds for Defensive SystemsFebruary 15, 2011 at 11:53 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: US Dept. of Defense
By Terri Moon Cronk
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 – A ground-based system for homeland defense and interceptors for regional defense highlight the Missile Defense Agency’s portion of the Defense Department’s fiscal 2012 budget request.
The agency requested more than $8.6 billion for fiscal 2012, compared to last year’s requested $8.4 billion, Navy Rear Adm. Randall M. Hendrickson, the agency’s deputy director, told Pentagon reporters yesterday via video teleconference from Colorado Springs, Colo. [Full story]