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To Make Up For Years Of Slow Policy Decisions, MDA Needs More Cash

The Missile Defense Agency’s budget request is the same today as it was in 2008. That has to change, says Rebeccah Heinrichs.

OPINION: Over the last two decades, the number of missiles threatening the United States have increased, the technical proficiency of enemy missiles has increased, the responsibilities of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) have increased, the pressure on the MDA to develop and field defensive capabilities in a hurry has increased, and the agency’s budget to get it all done… has stayed the same.

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