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 in Maine (Rangeley), Fort Drum in 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]

History[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.