Leading congressional Democrats are providing their imprimatur to the Defense Department's push for prompt global strike (PGS) capabilities, but not exactly the way armed service proponents may have expected. Under the fiscal 2008 Defense Appropriations Act, which President Bush signed Nov. 13, Congress provided $100 million in a new PGS program element within the DOD-wide research, development, test and evaluation budget. The move consolidates funding for conventional PGS efforts ...

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