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BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE: Actions Needed to Improve Process for Identifying and Addressing Combatant Command Priorities

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[Technical Report, Congressional Report]

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United States Government Accountability Office

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In 2002, the Department of Defense DOD established the Missile Defense Agency to develop and deploy globally integrated ballisticmissile defenses to protect the U.S. homeland, deployed forces, friends, and allies. To deliver an operational capability as quickly aspossible, the agency was not subject to traditional DOD requirements and oversight processes.

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[A, Approved For Public Release]