Summary: S.1471 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/15/2019)

Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act

This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces.

In addition, DOD must (1) create the position of Chief Digital Engineering Recruitment and Management Officer, which shall expire on September 30, 2029; (2) develop and enhance recruitment and training programs for digital engineering talent; and (3) annually report on the readiness of digital forces and progress toward achieving digital engineering policies.