GMD SITES: The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is promoting a letter from leading three-star officers that refutes the need for an East Coast branch of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. The director of the Missile Defense Agency, Navy Vice Adm. James Syring, and the commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, Army Lt. Gen. Richard Formica, told Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) that “there is no validated military requirement” for a ...


"SASC Chairman: Pentagon Agrees, No East Coast Missile Defense Base Yet" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.