US Patriot Missiles near Gaziantep, Turkey (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Congress Authorizes Funding for Missile System Military Doesn’t Want

Despite sequestration, Congress is currently spending $380 million on a missile program that is being developed with Germany and Italy and is under contract with Lockheed Martin. The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), according to the primary developer’s website, “will be able to destroy all incoming tactical or medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, unmanned […]