Tag Archives: 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

House Subcommittee Endorses Creation of Military Cyber Opposition Force Training Program

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The House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee voted Thursday to endorse the inclusion of cyber opposition forces to U.S. military training programs, Nextgov reported Monday. Aliya Sternstein writes language in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act calls on the Defense Department to establish a program for certifying and training cyber opposition forces. The report …

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Lawmakers Want DoD Innovation Hub Report Prior to Full Funding Release

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The House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities panel wants the Defense Department to submit a series of reports on its new innovation center before releasing the hub’s full funding, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes the House subcommittee released its portion of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, …

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House Subcommittee Proposal Seeks to Protect DoD Joint Information Environment from Insider Threats

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A House subcommittee has introduced a proposal that would require the Defense Department to implement measures designed to protect the Joint Information Environment from insider threats, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Billy Mitchell writes the House Armed Services Committee’s emerging threats and capabilities subpanel will incorporate the proposal into the 2017 National Defense Authorization …

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House Subcommittee Looks to Revive F-22 Production

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The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee wants the F-22 fighter jet to return to the production line under a new defense bill proposal, The Hill reported Tuesday. Kristina Wong writes the subcommittee released its proposals for the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday that seeks to restart production …

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Reports: Mac Thornberry to Unveil Weapons Acquisition Reform Bill

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House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) plans to introduce a bill that seeks to reform the Defense Department‘s processes for acquisitions of weapons systems, Defense News reported Tuesday. Joe Gould writes Thornberry will likely integrate the proposed legislation with the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that he plans to introduce in April. That …

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