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March 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

March 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)

March 2022 CRS Reports of Potential Interest (Part 2)
Bill Kobren

Welcome to part two of our regular bi-monthly summary of recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports and primers on a range of defense, weapon system, acquisition, sustainment, pandemic, and supply chain management-related topics. Several recent issuances of potential interest to the defense acquisition workforce community include:

  • Defense Primer: Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Capabilities, Mar 29, 2022
  • Defense Primer: Strategic Nuclear Forces, Mar 29, 2022
  • Navy TAGOS(X) Ocean Surveillance Shipbuilding Program: Background and Issues for Congress, Mar 29, 2022
  • FY2022 NDAA: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Authorizations, Mar 18, 2022
  • Hypersonic Weapons: Background and Issues for Congress, Mar 17, 2022

As I regularly like to remind our readers when I share these bi-monthly highlights of their reports (and particularly for those not familiar with the CRS), the organization “…serves as nonpartisan shared staff to congressional committees and Members of Congress. It operates solely at the behest of and under the direction of Congress. Information in a CRS Report should not be relied upon for purposes other than public understanding of information that has been provided by CRS to Members of Congress in connection with CRS’s institutional role. CRS Reports, as a work of the United States Government, are not subject to copyright protection in the United States. Any CRS Report may be reproduced and distributed in its entirety without permission from CRS. However, as a CRS Report may include copyrighted images or material from a third party, you may need to obtain the permission of the copyright holder if you wish to copy or otherwise use copyrighted material.”

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