The House Armed Services Committee’s initial draft for the National Defense Authorization Act is out. While the bill currently includes some high-profile programs, it has some notable omissions. The lack of any plan for a Space Force and cuts to AI initiatives might mean a long congressional battle to include them in the final bill. Susanna Blume, senior fellow and deputy director of the defense program at CNAS, says that repeating last year’s on-time defense budget is looking a little unlikely.
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