Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report discusses the Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD) program. Under current Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Navy plans, the number of BMD-capable Navy Aegis ships is schedule to grow from 20 at the end of FY2010 to 38 at the end of FY2015. This report discusses the concerns some have over BMD expansion, as well as BMD funding issues.

Creator(s): O'Rourke, Ronald
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 28, 2010
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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O'Rourke, Ronald

Specialist in Naval Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: September 28, 2010
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This report discusses the Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD) program. Under current Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and Navy plans, the number of BMD-capable Navy Aegis ships is schedule to grow from 20 at the end of FY2010 to 38 at the end of FY2015. This report discusses the concerns some have over BMD expansion, as well as BMD funding issues.

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63 pages.

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