CYBERCOM uses new budget authorities to lay claim to $6B in DOD spending plan

By Jason Sherman / April 5, 2023 at 11:54 AM
The Defense Department is utilizing new budget authorities granted to U.S. Cyber Command in fiscal year 2024 -- giving the organization service-like acquisition powers for the first time -- to carve out $6 billion in planned research and development as well as procurement projects in the Pentagon's new five-year spending blueprint. CYBERCOM is seeking $1.1 billion in FY-24 in the Pentagon’s investment accounts, including $1 billion for seven research, development, test and evaluation projects -- to develop new offensive cyber...

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