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$7.8B in Missile Defense Requests for FY 2006

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As Japan promises to build a new missile defense system, Pentagon leaders charged with protecting the country against a ballistic missile attack asked Congress March 15 for $7.8 billion to sustain development of the nation's first missile defense system through FY 2006, approximately $1 billion less than the fiscal 2005 budget. Gen. Obering said the funding request will help develop and field the next increment of missile defense capability to improve protection of the United States from the Middle East and expand coverage to allies and friendly nations....

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