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Defense Daily's Capital Hill Report
Monday, May 26, 2014

Welcome to Defense Daily’s Capitol Hill Report. This special e-letter is a synopsis of important defense industry articles previously published in Defense Daily and has been provided on a complimentary basis to an exclusive group of lawmakers and their staffers on Capitol Hill. We hope you enjoy this week’s issue.
House Passed NDAA 325-98; Includes Restrictions on Future OCO Funds
The House passed its version of the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act on May 22 in a 325-98 vote, pushing forward a bill that protected the military’s current size and infrastructure but, by limiting future use of Overseas Contingency Operations funds, may make it harder to keep the same force structure next year.
SASC NDAA Accepts Some DoD-Requested Savings But Spares Carrier, A-10 Fleet, U-2s
The Senate Armed Services Committee passed its version of the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act in a 25-1 vote, pushing a bill to the full Senate that seems to resemble the White House’s request more than its counterpart bill in the House.
MEADS System Achieves Full Certification For Identifying Friend Or Foe Aircraft
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) subsystem has received full certification for operation by the U.S. Department of Defense, prime contractor MEADS International said last week.
Aegis Ashore Launches Standard Missile For the First Time
The land version of the sea-based Aegis Ballistic Missile System planned for installation in Europe has completed its first test firing of a Standard Missile interceptor against a simulated target, the Pentagon said May 22.
Navy Ops Chief Sees More Integration With Asian Allies
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert said May 19 that he wants to continue building relations with countries in the Asia-Pacific region and sees opportunities to further integrate with key ally Japan in a way that resembles the NATO alliance.
FBI Finds Growing Interest In Cyber Terrorism Beyond Criminal Activities
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has charted a growing interest in cyber terrorism beyond the breaches, hacks and theft that have thus far hit domestic targets, an official said May 21.

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