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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to fulfilling the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including by ensuring the availability of the resources necessary to rebuild America’s military and maximize readiness.

Senator Hyde-Smith is proud of Mississippi’s enduring support of the Armed Forces.  She is committed to strengthening the state’s significant contributions to national defense, including Air Force bases and Navy installations, the Army National Guard’s primary mobilization installation, a premiere Special Operations training center, a leading Air Force aeromedical evacuation unit, numerous National Guard installations, and Department of Defense supercomputer capabilities.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also grateful for the work of defense industry employees in Mississippi to produce the best equipment and services for the men and women who protect our nation.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & HARPER WELCOME RAYTHEON DEVELOPMENT PLANS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & HARPER WELCOME RAYTHEON DEVELOPMENT PLANS
 
Defense Manufacturer to Construct 50,000 Square Foot Radar Development Facility in Forest
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) today welcomed the announcement of a planned 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Raytheon Forest Consolidated Manufacturing Center plant in Forest.
 
The new facility will be used to develop radar equipment for the...

HYDE-SMITH: FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY SHOULDN’T MEAN SLASHING NATIONAL DEFENSE OR THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA

HYDE-SMITH:  FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY SHOULDN’T MEAN SLASHING NATIONAL DEFENSE OR THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who this week cosponsored a constitutional balanced budget amendment resolution, today said a separate budget resolution (S.Con.Res.36) defeated by the Senate on Thursday would have forced irresponsible spending cuts and jeopardized President Trump’s agenda.
 
“I support balancing the budget by controlling spending and the national...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT BILL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT BILL
 
Miss. Senator Welcomes Aggressive Appropriations Schedule, Commits to Working through Scheduled Recesses to Advance FY2019 Bills
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she is the newest cosponsor to legislation proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the President and Congress to enact annual balanced budgets.
 
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, has cosponsored S.J...

Golden Manufacturing awarded $15.9M contract for Navy uniforms

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Golden Manufacturing awarded $15.9M contract for Navy uniforms

Daily Journal

GOLDEN • Golden Manufacturing Co. Inc. has been awarded a $15.9 million contract to manufacture uniforms for the U.S. Navy. The 18-month contract, awarded by the Defense Logistics...

Jones Act defenders say Trump shoots down attempt to weaken shipping law

S&P Global Platts

Jones Act defenders say Trump shoots down attempt to weaken shipping law

by Meghan Gordon, Maya Weber and Richard Rubin 

Washington — At the urging of US lawmakers from oil- and natural gas-producing states, the Trump administration has reportedly halted consideration of a 10-year...

Pascagoula shipyard wins $745 million contract from U.S. Coast Guard

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Pascagoula shipyard wins $745 million contract from U.S. Coast Guard

By Annie Johnson

PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - VT Halter Marine, Inc. was selected by the U.S. Coast Guard to design and build the next generation of heavy polar icebreakers. The new Polar Security Cutter (PCS) will join...