Pentagon asks for legislation allowing flexible funding of cyber developments

By Justin Doubleday / March 23, 2020 at 5:30 AM
The Pentagon is asking Congress to adopt a legislative proposal allowing Defense Department organizations to use operations and maintenance funding to develop "cyber-operations peculiar" capabilities. The legislative proposal, obtained by Inside Defense and sent to Congress March 6, would allow the military services to use O&M funding for the "rapid creation, testing, fielding, and operation of cyber capabilities that would be developed and used within the one-year appropriation period." Each project would be capped at $3 million, according to...

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