Proposed Eastern United States missile defense site

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The Proposed Eastern United States missile defense site is a Ground-Based Midcourse Defense site that may be built in the eastern half of the United States.

As of January 2014 four sites have been shortlisted - SERE Remote Training Site, Maine (Rangeley); Fort Drum, New York; Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center in Ohio and Fort Custer Training Center in Michigan. Camp Ethan Allen Training Site in Vermont was dropped from consideration in late 2013.[1]


In January 2014 the Pentagon announced they were starting a two-year environmental impact study under the 2013 defense authorization bill, which required two missile-defense sites to be identified on the East Coast.[1] The CBO has estimated that a site would cost US$3.5bn.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Shalal-Esa, Andrea (31 January 2014). "Pentagon to further study four possible East Coast missile defense sites". Reuters. Retrieved 2014-03-16.