The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee is placing a high priority on Boeing’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GMD) — recommending the addition of more than $300 million to the program over what President Barack Obama requested in the fiscal 2013 budget proposal. The panel marks up its version of the defense authorization bill on April 26, and is also recommending that the Pentagon study the possibility of building a new GMD site on the East Coast by 2015 and ...

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