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Washington remains silent on Missile Defence Review timeline

16th November 2018 - 12:00 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington DC


The US DoD has finished conducting a review of its missile defence efforts but has not yet decided when the results will be released, according to a top Pentagon official.

‘It will be shared when the [Trump] administration is ready to share it and not before,’ said Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defence for research and engineering.

A Pentagon spokesperson also declined to discuss the review. It is unclear what the exact holdup is. In early September, John Rood, undersecretary of defence for policy, testified before a congressional panel that he hoped to release a report on the review’s findings imminently. 

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Marc Selinger


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