H.R.6725 - United States-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 09/06/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6725 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/06/2018)
United States-Israel Directed Energy Cooperation Act
This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out research, development, test, and evaluation activities on a joint basis with Israel to establish directed energy capabilities that address threats to the United States, its deployed forces, or Israel.
DOD may provide Israel with maintenance and sustainment support for such activities provided that Israel contributes at least a matching amount or an amount that otherwise meets Israel's best efforts, as mutually agreed to by the United States and Israel.