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Key lawmakers in favor of keeping 'dual hat' arrangement between Cybercom and NSA

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The current arrangement wherein one individual leads both U.S. Cyber Command and the NSA, was initially considered to be a temporary setup.

Navy to create new cyber-specific occupational specialty, lawmaker says

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To date, the Navy is the only service that does not have such an occupational specialty, or in Navy parlance, a "designator."

Senators propose big boost in funding to upgrade DOD’s test ranges

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New legislation calls for spending more than $1.8 billion in the next fiscal year to improve the Pentagon’s infrastructure for developing and testing new and emerging technologies. Congress allocated $798 million in fiscal 2022 to the Defense Department’s lab and test range modernization activities focused on space systems, the electromagnetic spectrum, hypersonics, directed energy, and targets. And for fiscal 2023, the Pentagon had requested $1.26 billion for “strategic test infrastructure…

DOD grappling with multibillion-dollar laboratory investment gap

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Senior Pentagon officials and lawmakers are sounding the alarm about the conditions of the nation’s aging defense-focused laboratories and testing facilities. More funding and resources are needed to drive innovation and confront difficulties impacting the military’s research infrastructure, they said Thursday during a House Armed Services cyber, innovative technologies, and information subcommittee hearing on the Pentagon’s science and technology-aligned proposals for fiscal 2023. “If we expect the department to attract…