Senate lawmakers boost tech, cyber funding in policy bill

By Jaspreet Gill / July 23, 2021 at 9:26 AM
Concerned with the pace of modernization across the Defense Department, the Senate Armed Services Committee wants to ramp up funding to accelerate the development of cutting-edge technologies and to strengthen cyber and supply chain security. Senate authorizers passed their version of the fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill earlier this week, which has yet to gain approval from the full Senate. The committee yesterday released a summary of the bill . The committee proposes a $1 billion boost for science...

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