House defense bill pushes $2B Hawaii radar, Red Hill inspection

September 27, 2021

Stars and Stripes:

U.S. Rep. Ed Case said the House passed a defense policy bill that “expresses the sense of Congress” that Hawaii should have discrimination radar coverage against intercontinental ballistic missiles equivalent to Alaska’s long-range discrimination radar.

The House version of the fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act provides $75 million to continue development of the beleaguered Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii and calls on the Missile Defense Agency to request “adequate funding” for the radar in future budget planning…

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