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H.R. 2810 (115th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 7, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2810

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 7, 2017

(for himself and Mr. Smith of Washington) (both by request) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

2.

Table of contents

The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title.

Sec. 2. Table of contents.

Title I—PROCUREMENT

Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 101. Army.

Sec. 102. Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund.

Sec. 103. Navy and Marine Corps.

Sec. 104. Air Force.

Sec. 105. Defense-wide activities.

Sec. 106. Defense Production Act purchases.

Subtitle B—Air Force Programs

Sec. 111. Procurement authority for certain parts of intercontinental ballistic missile fuzes.

Subtitle C—Defense-wide, Joint, and Multiservice Matters

Sec. 121. F–35 Economic order quantity contracting authority.

Title II—RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.

Title III—OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Sec. 301. Operation and maintenance funding.

Title IV—MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS

Subtitle A—Active Forces

Sec. 401. End strengths for active forces.

Subtitle B—Reserve Forces

Sec. 411. End strengths for Selected Reserve.

Sec. 412. End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of the Reserves.

Sec. 413. End strengths for military technicians (dual status).

Sec. 414. Maximum number of reserve personnel authorized to be on active duty for operational support.

Subtitle C—Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 421. Military personnel.

Title VI—COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS

Subtitle A—Pay and Allowances

Sec. 601. Fiscal year 2018 increase in military basic pay.

Subtitle B—Bonuses and Special Incentive Pays

Sec. 611. Extension of certain expiring bonus and special pay authorities.

Sec. 612. Technical and clerical amendments relating to 2008 consolidation of certain special pay authorities.

Title X—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 1001. Authority to purchase used vessels to recapitalize the Ready Reserve Force and the Military Sealift Command surge fleet.

Title XII—MATTERS RELATING TO FOREIGN NATIONS

Sec. 1201. Extension of participation in and support of the Inter-American Defense College.

Sec. 1202. Extension and modification of authority for reimbursement of certain coalition nations for support provided to United States military operations.

Title XIV—OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

Subtitle A—Military Programs

Sec. 1401. Working capital funds.

Sec. 1402. Joint Urgent Operational Needs Fund.

Sec. 1403. Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction, Defense.

Sec. 1404. Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide.

Sec. 1405. Defense Inspector General.

Sec. 1406. Defense Health Program.

Subtitle B—Other Matters

Sec. 1411. Authorization of appropriations for Armed Forces Retirement Home.

Title XV—AUTHORIZATION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS

Sec. 1501. Purpose.

Sec. 1502. Army procurement.

Sec. 1503. Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund.

Sec. 1504. Navy and Marine Corps procurement.

Sec. 1505. Air Force procurement.

Sec. 1506. Defense-wide activities procurement.

Sec. 1507. Research, development, test, and evaluation.

Sec. 1508. Operation and maintenance.

Sec. 1509. Military personnel.

Sec. 1510. Working capital funds.

Sec. 1511. Defense Health Program.

Sec. 1512. Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide.

Sec. 1513. Defense Inspector General.

I

PROCUREMENT

A

Authorization of Appropriations

101.

Army

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Army as follows:

(1)

For aircraft, $4,149,894,000.

(2)

For missiles, $2,519,054,000.

(3)

For weapons and tracked combat vehicles, $2,423,608,000.

(4)

For ammunition, $1,879,283,000.

(5)

For other procurement, $6,469,331,000.

102.

Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund in the amount of $14,442,000.

103.

Navy and Marine Corps

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Navy and Marine Corps as follows:

(1)

For aircraft, $15,056,235,000.

(2)

For weapons, including missiles and torpedoes, $3,420,107,000.

(3)

For ammunition procurement, Navy and Marine Corps, $792,345,000.

(4)

For shipbuilding and conversion, $19,903,682,000.

(5)

For other procurement, $8,277,789,000.

(6)

For procurement, Marine Corps, $2,064,825,000.

104.

Air Force

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Air Force as follows:

(1)

For aircraft, $15,430,849,000.

(2)

For missiles, $2,296,182,000.

(3)

For space procurement, $3,370,775,000.

(4)

For ammunition, $1,376,602,000.

(5)

For other procurement, $19,603,497,000.

105.

Defense-wide activities

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for Defense-wide procurement in the amount of $4,835,418,000.

106.

Defense Production Act purchases

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for purchases under the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) in the amount of $37,401,000.

B

Air Force Programs

111.

Procurement authority for certain parts of intercontinental ballistic missile fuzes

(a)

Availability of Funds

Notwithstanding section 1502(a) of title 31, United States Code, of the amount authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 by section 103 for Missile Procurement, Air Force, $6,334,000 shall be available for the procurement of covered parts pursuant to contracts entered into under section 1645(a) of the Carl Levin and Howard P. Buck McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (Public Law 113–291; 128 Stat. 3651).

(b)

Covered Parts Defined

In this section, the term covered parts means commercially available off-the-shelf items as defined in section 104 of title 41, United States Code.

C

Defense-wide, Joint, and Multiservice Matters

121.

F–35 Economic order quantity contracting authority

The Secretary of Defense may enter into one or more contracts during fiscal year 2018 for the procurement of economic order quantities of material and equipment that has completed formal hardware qualification testing for the F–35 aircraft for use in procurement contracts to be awarded during fiscal years 2019 and 2020. The total amount obligated under all contracts entered into under this section shall not exceed $661,000,000.

II

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

201.

Authorization of appropriations

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Department of Defense for research, development, test, and evaluation as follows:

(1)

For the Army, $9,425,440,000.

(2)

For the Navy, $17,675,035,000.

(3)

For the Air Force, $34,914,359,000.

(4)

For Defense-wide activities, $20,490,902,000.

(5)

For the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, $210,900,000.

III

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

301.

Operation and maintenance funding

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Armed Forces and other activities and agencies of the Department of Defense for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for operation and maintenance, in amounts as follows:

(1)

For the Army, $38,945,417,000.

(2)

For the Navy, $45,439,407,000.

(3)

For the Marine Corps, $6,933,408,000.

(4)

For the Air Force, $39,429,232,000.

(5)

For Defense-wide activities, $34,709,717,000.

(6)

For the Army Reserve, $2,906,842,000.

(7)

For the Navy Reserve, $1,084,007,000.

(8)

For the Marine Corps Reserve, $278,837,000.

(9)

For the Air Force Reserve, $3,267,507,000.

(10)

For the Army National Guard, $7,307,170,000.

(11)

For the Air National Guard, $6,939,968,000.

(12)

For the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, $14,538,000.

(13)

For Environmental Restoration, Army, $215,809,000.

(14)

For Environmental Restoration, Navy, $281,415,000.

(15)

For Environmental Restoration, Air Force, $293,749,000.

(16)

For Environmental Restoration, Defense-wide, $9,002,000.

(17)

For Environmental Restoration, Formerly Used Defense Sites, $208,673,000.

(18)

For Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid programs, $104,900,000.

(19)

For Cooperative Threat Reduction programs, $324,600,000.

IV

MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS

A

Active Forces

401.

End strengths for active forces

The Armed Forces are authorized strengths for active duty personnel as of September 30, 2018, as follows:

(1)

The Army, 476,000.

(2)

The Navy, 327,900.

(3)

The Marine Corps, 185,000.

(4)

The Air Force, 325,100.

B

Reserve Forces

411.

End strengths for Selected Reserve

(a)

In general

The Armed Forces are authorized strengths for Selected Reserve personnel of the reserve components as of September 30, 2018, as follows:

(1)

The Army National Guard of the United States, 343,000.

(2)

The Army Reserve, 199,000.

(3)

The Navy Reserve, 59,000.

(4)

The Marine Corps Reserve, 38,500.

(5)

The Air National Guard of the United States, 106,600.

(6)

The Air Force Reserve, 69,800.

(7)

The Coast Guard Reserve, 7,000.

(b)

End Strength Reductions

The end strengths prescribed by subsection (a) for the Selected Reserve of any reserve component shall be proportionately reduced by—

(1)

the total authorized strength of units organized to serve as units of the Selected Reserve of such component which are on active duty (other than for training) at the end of the fiscal year; and

(2)

the total number of individual members not in units organized to serve as units of the Selected Reserve of such component who are on active duty (other than for training or for unsatisfactory participation in training) without their consent at the end of the fiscal year.

(c)

End Strength Increases

Whenever units or individual members of the Selected Reserve for any reserve component are released from active duty during any fiscal year, the end strength prescribed for such fiscal year for the Selected Reserve of such reserve component shall be increased proportionately by the total authorized strengths of such units and by the total number of such individual members.

412.

End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of the Reserves

Within the end strengths prescribed in section 411(a), the reserve components of the Armed Forces are authorized, as of September 30, 2018, the following number of Reserves to be serving on full-time active duty or full-time duty, in the case of members of the National Guard, for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the reserve components:

(1)

The Army National Guard of the United States, 30,155.

(2)

The Army Reserve, 16,261.

(3)

The Navy Reserve, 10,101.

(4)

The Marine Corps Reserve, 2,261.

(5)

The Air National Guard of the United States, 16,260.

(6)

The Air Force Reserve, 3,588.

413.

End strengths for military technicians (dual status)

The minimum number of military technicians (dual status) as of the last day of fiscal year 2018 for the reserve components of the Army and the Air Force (notwithstanding section 129 of title 10, United States Code) shall be the following:

(1)

For the Army National Guard of the United States, 25,507.

(2)

For the Army Reserve, 7,427.

(3)

For the Air National Guard of the United States, 21,893.

(4)

For the Air Force Reserve, 10,160.

414.

Maximum number of reserve personnel authorized to be on active duty for operational support

During fiscal year 2018, the maximum number of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who may be serving at any time on full-time operational support duty under section 115(b) of title 10, United States Code, is the following:

(1)

The Army National Guard of the United States, 17,000.

(2)

The Army Reserve, 13,000.

(3)

The Navy Reserve, 6,200.

(4)

The Marine Corps Reserve, 3,000.

(5)

The Air National Guard of the United States, 16,000.

(6)

The Air Force Reserve, 14,000.

C

Authorization of Appropriations

421.

Military personnel

There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for military personnel for fiscal year 2018 a total of $133,881,636,000.

VI

COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS

A

Pay and Allowances

601.

Fiscal year 2018 increase in military basic pay

(a)

Waiver of Section 1009 Adjustment

The adjustment to become effective during fiscal year 2018 required by section 1009 of title 37, United States Code, in the rates of monthly basic pay authorized members of the uniformed services shall not be made.

(b)

Increase in Basic Pay

Effective on January 1, 2018, the rates of monthly basic pay for members of the uniformed services are increased by 2.1 percent.

B

Bonuses and Special Incentive Pays

611.

Extension of certain expiring bonus and special pay authorities

(a)

Authorities Relating to Reserve Forces

Section 910(g) of title 37, United States Code, relating to income replacement payments for reserve component members experiencing extended and frequent mobilization for active duty service, is amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018.

(b)

Title 10 Authorities Relating to Health Care Professionals

The following sections of title 10, United States Code, are amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018:

(1)

Section 2130a(a)(1), relating to nurse officer candidate accession program.

(2)

Section 16302(d), relating to repayment of education loans for certain health professionals who serve in the Selected Reserve.

(c)

Title 37 Authorities Relating to Health Care Professionals

The following sections of title 37, United States Code, are amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting January 27, 2018:

(1)

Section 302c–1(f), relating to accession and retention bonuses for psychologists.

(2)

Section 302d(a)(1), relating to accession bonus for registered nurses.

(3)

Section 302e(a)(1), relating to incentive special pay for nurse anesthetists.

(4)

Section 302g(e), relating to special pay for Selected Reserve health professionals in critically short wartime specialties.

(5)

Section 302h(a)(1), relating to accession bonus for dental officers.

(6)

Section 302j(a), relating to accession bonus for pharmacy officers.

(7)

Section 302k(f), relating to accession bonus for medical officers in critically short wartime specialties.

(8)

Section 302l(g), relating to accession bonus for dental specialist officers in critically short wartime specialties.

(d)

Authorities Relating to Nuclear Officers

Section 333(i) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018.

(e)

Authorities Relating to Title 37 Consolidated Special Pay, Incentive Pay, and Bonus Authorities

The following sections of title 37, United States Code, are amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018:

(1)

Section 331(h), relating to general bonus authority for enlisted members.

(2)

Section 332(g), relating to general bonus authority for officers.

(3)

Section 334(i), relating to special aviation incentive pay and bonus authorities for officers.

(4)

Section 335(k), relating to bonus and incentive pay authorities for officers in health professions.

(5)

Section 336(g), relating to contracting bonus for cadets and midshipmen enrolled in the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

(6)

Section 351(h), relating to hazardous duty pay.

(7)

Section 352(g), relating to assignment pay or special duty pay.

(8)

Section 353(i), relating to skill incentive pay or proficiency bonus.

(9)

Section 355(h), relating to retention incentives for members qualified in critical military skills or assigned to high priority units.

(f)

Other Title 37 Bonus and Special Pay Authorities

The following sections of title 37, United States Code, are amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting January 27, 2018:

(1)

Section 301b(a), relating to aviation officer retention bonus.

(2)

Section 307a(g), relating to assignment incentive pay.

(3)

Section 324(g), relating to accession bonus for new officers in critical skills.

(4)

Section 326(g), relating to incentive bonus for conversion to military occupational specialty to ease personnel shortage.

(5)

Section 327(h), relating to incentive bonus for transfer between the Armed Forces.

(6)

Section 330(f), relating to accession bonus for officer candidates.

(g)

Authority To Provide Temporary Increase in Rates of Basic Allowance for Housing

Section 403(b)(7)(E) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018.

612.

Technical and clerical amendments relating to 2008 consolidation of certain special pay authorities

(a)

Repayment Provisions

(1)

Title 10

Section 510(i), subsections (a)(3) and (c) of section 2005, paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 2007(e), section 2105, section 2123(e)(1)(C), section 2128(c), section 2130a(d), section 2171(g), section 2173(g)(2), paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 2200a(e), section 4348(f), section 6959(f), section 9348(f), subsections (a)(2) and (b) of section 16135, section 16203(a)(1)(B), section 16301(h), section 16303(d), and the matter preceding subparagraph (A) of paragraph (1) and the matter preceding subparagraph (A) of paragraph (2) of section 16401(f) of title 10, United States Code, are each amended by inserting or 373 before of title 37.

(2)

Title 14

Section 182(g) of title 14, United States Code, is amended by inserting or 373 before of title 37.

(b)

Officers Appointed Pursuant to an Agreement under Section 329 of Title 37

Section 641 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking paragraph (6).

(c)

Reenlistment Leave

The matter preceding paragraph (1) of section 703(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting or paragraph (1) or (3) of section 351(a) after section 310(a)(2).

(d)

Rest and Recuperation Absence: Qualified Members Extending Duty at a Designated Location Overseas

The matter following paragraph (4) of section 705(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting or 352 after section 314.

(e)

Rest and Recuperation Absence: Certain Members Undergoing Extended Deployment to a Combat Zone

Section 705a(b)(1)(B) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting or 352(a) after section 305.

(f)

Military Pay and Allowances Continuance While in a Missing Status

Section 552(a)(2) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by inserting or paragraph (2) of section 351(a) after section 301.

(g)

Military Pay and Allowances

Section 907(d) of title 37, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by inserting or 351 after section 301;

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by inserting or 352 after section 301c;

(C)

in subparagraph (C), by inserting or 353(a) after section 304;

(D)

in subparagraph (D), by inserting or 352 after section 305;

(E)

in subparagraph (E), by inserting or 352 after section 305a;

(F)

in subparagraph (F), by inserting or 352 after section 305b;

(G)

in subparagraph (G), by inserting or 352 after section 307a;

(H)

in subparagraph (I), by inserting or 352 after section 314;

(I)

in subparagraph (J), by striking 316 and inserting 353(b); and

(J)

in subparagraph (K), by striking 323 and inserting 355; and

(2)

in paragraph (2)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by inserting or 352 after section 307;

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking 308 and inserting 331;

(C)

in subparagraph (C), by striking 309 and inserting 331; and

(D)

in subparagraph (D), by inserting or 353 after section 320.

(h)

Pay and Allowances

Section 208(a)(2) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 210(a)(2)) is amended by inserting or 373 after 303a(b).

X

GENERAL PROVISIONS

1001.

Authority to purchase used vessels to recapitalize the Ready Reserve Force and the Military Sealift Command surge fleet

(a)

Authority To Purchase Used Vessels

Subsection (f) of section 2218 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(3)

Notwithstanding the limitations in subsections (c)(1)(E) and (f)(1), the Secretary of Defense may, as part of a program to recapitalize the Ready Reserve Force component of the National Defense Reserve Fleet and the Military Sealift Command surge fleet, purchase used vessels, regardless of where constructed, from among those vessels previously participating in the Maritime Security Fleet, if available at a reasonable cost, as determined by the Secretary of Defense. If those previously participating vessels are not available at a reasonable cost, used vessels comparable to those previously participating vessels may be purchased from any source, regardless of where constructed, if available at a reasonable cost, as determined by the Secretary of Defense.

.

(b)

Definition of Maritime Security Fleet

Subsection (k) of such section is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(5)

The term Maritime Security Fleet means the fleet established under section 53102(a) of title 46.

.

(c)

Technical Amendments

Subsections (c)(1)(E), (i), and (k)(3)(B) of such section are amended by striking (50 U.S.C. App. 1744) and inserting (50 U.S.C. 4405).

XII

MATTERS RELATING TO FOREIGN NATIONS

1201.

Extension of participation in and support of the Inter-American Defense College

Subsection (c) of section 1243 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114–328; 130 Stat. 2514) is amended—

(1)

in the heading, by striking Fiscal Year 2017 and inserting Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018; and

(2)

by striking fiscal year 2017 and inserting fiscal years 2017 and 2018.

1202.

Extension and modification of authority for reimbursement of certain coalition nations for support provided to United States military operations

(a)

Extension

Subsection (a) of section 1233 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Public Law 110–181; 122 Stat. 393), as most recently amended by section 1218 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (Public Law 114–328), is amended by striking December 31, 2017 and inserting December 31, 2018.

(b)

Limitation on Amounts Available

Subsection (d)(1) of such section is amended—

(1)

in the first sentence, by striking October 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2017, may not exceed $1,100,000,000 and inserting October 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2018, may not exceed $1,000,000,000; and

(2)

in the second sentence, by striking October 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2017, may not exceed $900,000,000 and inserting October 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2018, may not exceed $800,000,000.

XIV

OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS

A

Military Programs

1401.

Working capital funds

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Armed Forces and other activities and agencies of the Department of Defense for providing capital for working capital and revolving funds in the amount of $2,095,923,000.

1402.

Joint Urgent Operational Needs Fund

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the Joint Urgent Operational Needs Fund in the amount of $99,795,000.

1403.

Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction, Defense

(a)

Authorization of Appropriations

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for Chemical Agents and Munitions Destruction, Defense, in the amount of $961,732,000, of which—

(1)

$104,237,000 is for Operation and Maintenance;

(2)

$839,414,000 is for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation; and

(3)

$18,081,000 is for Procurement.

(b)

Use

Amounts authorized to be appropriated under subsection (a) are authorized for—

(1)

the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions in accordance with section 1412 of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (50 U.S.C. 1521); and

(2)

the destruction of chemical warfare materiel of the United States that is not covered by section 1412 of such Act.

1404.

Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide, in the amount of $790,814,000.

1405.

Defense Inspector General

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, in the amount of $336,887,000, of which—

(1)

$334,087,000 is for Operation and Maintenance; and

(2)

$2,800,000 is for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation.

1406.

Defense Health Program

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for the Defense Health Program, in the amount of $33,664,466,000, of which—

(1)

$32,095,923,000 is for Operation and Maintenance;

(2)

$673,215,000 is for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation; and

(3)

$895,328,000 is for Procurement.

B

Other Matters

1411.

Authorization of appropriations for Armed Forces Retirement Home

There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 from the Armed Forces Retirement Home Trust Fund the sum of $64,300,000 for the operation of the Armed Forces Retirement Home.

XV

AUTHORIZATION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS

1501.

Purpose

The purpose of this title is to authorize appropriations for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 to provide additional funds for overseas contingency operations being carried out by the Armed Forces.

1502.

Army procurement

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Army in amounts as follows:

(1)

For aircraft procurement, $424,686,000.

(2)

For missile procurement, $559,283,000.

(3)

For weapons and tracked combat vehicles, $1,191,139,000.

(4)

For ammunition procurement, $193,436,000.

(5)

For other procurement, $405,575,000.

1503.

Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Fund in the amount of $483,058,000.

1504.

Navy and Marine Corps procurement

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Navy and Marine Corps in amounts as follows:

(1)

For aircraft procurement, Navy, $157,300,000.

(2)

For weapons procurement, Navy, $152,373,000.

(3)

For ammunition procurement, Navy and Marine Corps, $225,587,000.

(4)

For other procurement, Navy, $220,059,000.

(5)

For procurement, Marine Corps, $65,274,000.

1505.

Air Force procurement

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for procurement for the Air Force in amounts as follows:

(1)

For aircraft procurement, $740,778,000.

(2)

For missile procurement, $395,400,000.

(3)

For space procurement, $2,256,000.

(4)

For ammunition procurement, $501,509,000.

(5)

For other procurement, $4,008,887,000.

1506.

Defense-wide activities procurement

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the procurement account for Defense-wide activities in the amount of $518,026,000.

1507.

Research, development, test, and evaluation

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Department of Defense for research, development, test, and evaluation as follows:

(1)

For the Army, $119,368,000.

(2)

For the Navy, $130,365,000.

(3)

For the Air Force, $135,358,000.

(4)

For Defense-wide activities, $226,096,000.

1508.

Operation and maintenance

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Armed Forces for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for operation and maintenance, in amounts as follows:

(1)

For the Army, $16,126,403,000.

(2)

For the Navy, $5,875,015,000.

(3)

For the Marine Corps, $1,116,640,000.

(4)

For the Air Force, $10,266,295,000.

(5)

For Defense-wide activities, $7,712,080,000.

(6)

For the Army Reserve, $24,699,000.

(7)

For the Navy Reserve, $23,980,000.

(8)

For the Marine Corps Reserve, $3,367,000.

(9)

For the Air Force Reserve, $58,523,000.

(10)

For the Army National Guard, $108,111,000.

(11)

For the Air National Guard, $15,400,000.

(12)

For the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund, $4,937,515,000.

(13)

Counter-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Train and Equip Fund, $1,769,000,000.

1509.

Military personnel

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 to the Department of Defense for military personnel accounts in the total amount of $4,276,276,000.

1510.

Working capital funds

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2018 for the use of the Armed Forces and other activities and agencies of the Department of Defense for providing capital for Defense working Capital funds in the amount of $148,956,000.

1511.

Defense Health Program

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for the Defense Health Program in the amount of $395,805,000 for operation and maintenance.

1512.

Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense-wide in the amount of $196,300,000.

1513.

Defense Inspector General

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2018 for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense in the amount of $24,692,000.