Tag Archives: House Armed Services Committee

House Armed Services Committee Proposes $740.5B NDAA to Establish National Cloud for AI Research Integrated Into FY 2021 NDAA

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The House Armed Services Committee has proposed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, which has included a bill that would create a national cloud infrastructure for artificial intelligence research, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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House’s Draft NDAA Wants Pentagon to Address Cyber Workforce, IT Asset Management Issues

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The House Armed Services Committee’s intelligence, emerging threats and capabilities subpanel has released a draft of its National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would direct the Department of Defense (DoD) to address issues concerning cyber workforce and information technology-related assets, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday.

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Ellen Lord: Pentagon Would Need Congress to Pass Supplemental Appropriations

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Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said DoD may have to take some funds from its modernization and readiness accounts if Congress fails to provide supplemental budget amid mounting COVID-19 pandemic-related claims from the defense industry, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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Three Commissions Ask Congress to Consider Workforce Recommendations for FY 2021 Defense Policy Bill

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission, National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence and the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service have called on Senate and House Armed Services Committees to consider including in the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act their proposed workforce recommendations to attract technical talent and maintain the country's competitive edge.

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Four Lawmakers Express Opposition to FCC Approval of Ligado’s Application

The chairmen and ranking members of House and Senate Armed Services Committees have asked the Federal Communications Commission to retract its approval of Ligado Networks’ application saying the company’s proposal poses a threat to the country’s GPS capabilities, economy and national security.

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Rep. Mac Thornberry to Request $6B in FY 2021 for Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative

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Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, plans to propose the creation of a new fund to fight Chinese activities in the Indio-Pacific region, Defense News reported Thursday. Thornberry intends to request $6.09 billion in fiscal 2021 funds to establish an Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative.

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