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New legislation includes Pentagon pilot program for negotiating software data rights


The House Armed Services Committee chairman’s mark of the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, released Monday, includes a pilot program for the Pentagon to test the feasibility of new and unique approaches to negotiating and establishing software data rights in agreements for the procurement of software. Data rights related to weapon systems and other military technologies have long been a point of contention between the Department of Defense and…

Senators want Pentagon to create new JADC2 joint force headquarters


The Senate Armed Services Committee is pushing for additional funding for the Pentagon’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) initiative, and the creation of a new joint force headquarters for the effort. The SASC’s version of the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act — which was approved by the committee Thursday and will now go to the Senate floor for consideration — contains key provisions related to the U.S. military’s…