Senate proposal would double DARPA funding to $7 billion

By Justin Doubleday / May 18, 2021 at 4:58 PM
A proposed amendment to the bipartisan China bill on the Senate floor this week would double the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's funding to $7 billion a year. The amendment to the United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 was introduced by Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE). It would double DARPA's annual funding, currently at $3.5 billion, for fiscal year 2022 through FY-26. The Endless Frontier Act, which forms the nucleus of the broader innovation bill, would increase funding at...

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