H.R.4851 - Electronic Warfare Capabilities Enhancement Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 03/23/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/05/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4851 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2016)
Electronic Warfare Capabilities Enhancement Act of 2016
This bill permits the use of appropriations authorized for electromagnetic spectrum warfare systems and electronic warfare in order to develop and field electromagnetic spectrum warfare systems and electronic warfare capabilities.
The Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 is amended to include electronic warfare programs in the rapid acquisition authority program.
Electronic warfare is military action involving the use of electromagnetic and directed energy to control the electromagnetic spectrum or to attack the enemy.
The Department of Defense shall delegate to the senior electronic warfare executive the authority to review and validate all Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System documents for electronic warfare acquisition programs.
The Electronic Warfare Executive Committee shall submit to the congressional defense committees a strategic plan with measurable and timely objectives to achieve its mission according to specified metrics.