The U.S. Navy is rallying Congress to not cut fiscal 2020 funding for weapons programs like the hypersonic glide body, which if the reduction stands would delay the program for a full year. The House Appropriations Committee’s mark of the fiscal 2020 defense appropriations bill cuts $183.7 million from the Navy’s Precision Strike Weapons Development Program due to excess growth. The Navy argues the significant budget increase from fiscal 2019-2020 is required to deliver ...

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