29 Aug '16, 4pm

Congress, National Security and Rockets – Continuing Battle: By: John Mosbey As usual, some elements i...

Congress, National Security and Rockets – Continuing Battle John Mosbey Winston Churchill, famous for laconic turns of phrase, once observed that “Victory is not final, defeat is not fatal …it is the courage to continue that counts.” Most of us take inspiration from the notion that courage does count. But the first two points are also important, never more so than when dealing with legislation – legislative victories and defeats. To be specific, Congress has recently “compromised” on the battlefield of rocket engines, but the war may not be over. A quick review of vital facts. Earlier this month, Senators Nelson, Shelby and McCain drew to a truce on the question of whether America should have unbroken and unlimited access to RD-180 Russian rocket engines. Without these engines, experts believe that America’s near to mid-term heavy-lift rocket launch capacity will be put at...

Full article: http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/congress-national-securi...

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