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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.


HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO PRESIDENT TRUMP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to send President Trump the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that sets national security policies and authorizes appropriations sought by the President to rebuild America’s military.

The Senate approved the bill (HR.5515) on an 87-10 vote, clearing it to be sent to the President to be signed into law.

“Threats to our national...

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...

MSU lands $7.2 million Army contract

Columbus Commercial Dispatch

MSU lands $7.2 million Army contract

By Alex Holloway

Mississippi State University has secured a competitive $7.2 million federal contract to help the U.S. Army test unmanned aircraft systems technologies. 

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's (R-Mississippi) office...

Mississippi leaders react to State of the Union

News Mississippi

Mississippi leaders react to State of the Union

By Alex Paton

President Donald Trump gave his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night and now Mississippi’s leaders are responding to the address which mentioned everything from bipartisan cooperation to border security,...