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S. 1471: Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 15, 2019.

Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act

This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to promote and maintain digital engineering as a core competency of the Armed Forces.

In addition, DOD must (1) create the position of Chief Digital Engineering Recruitment and Management Officer, which shall expire on September 30, 2029; (2) develop and enhance recruitment and training programs for digital engineering talent; and (3) annually report on the readiness of digital forces and progress toward achieving digital engineering policies.