House Appropriators Want New $500 Million ISR Fund For COCOMs

By Tony Bertuca / June 1, 2015 at 3:26 PM
The House Appropriations defense subcommittee is seeking to establish a $500 million fund to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance needs of U.S. combatant commanders, according to draft legislation scheduled to be considered by the full committee Wednesday. "The committee believes that a strong intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability is a critical component of the Global War on Terrorism," according to a report accompanying the committee's draft version of the fiscal year 2016 defense spending bill. "Accordingly, the committee recommends...

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