Has USAF Taken “Slow Down” to Heart for Space Radar?: USAF proposes $266 million in 2007 for the Space Radar program. The dollars would fund technology maturation, demonstration, and risk reduction activities. Congress has questioned whether the program is moving too fast and trimmed its 2006 funding.
The U.S. supports “a stronger and more capable” European defense, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III said during an Oct. 22 press conference in Brussels—but that defense should not duplicate the functions and capabilities of the NATO alliance.