(a) Requirement for Strategic Plan.— Every other year, and in time for submission to Congress under subsection (c), the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency shall prepare a strategic plan for the activities of that agency.
(b) Contents.— The strategic plan required by subsection (a) shall include the following matters:
(1)The strategic objectives of that agency, and the linkage between such objectives and the missions of the armed forces.
(2)Identification of the research programs of that agency that support—
(A)achievement of those strategic objectives; and
(B)exploitation of opportunities that hold the potential for yielding significant military benefits.
(3)A technology transition strategy for programs demonstrating military systems to one or more of the armed forces.
(4)A description of the policies of that agency on the management, organization, and personnel of that agency.
(c) Submission of Plan to Congress.— The Director shall, in coordination with the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, submit to Congress the strategic plan most recently prepared under subsection (a) at the same time that the President submits to Congress the budget for an even-numbered fiscal year under section
1105(a) of title
2013—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 113–66, § 211(a)(1), amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “The long-term strategic goals of that agency.”
Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 113–66, § 211(a)(2), substituted “objectives” for “goals”.
Subsec. (b)(3) to (5). Pub. L. 113–66, § 211(a)(3)–(5), redesignated pars. (4) and (5) as (3) and (4), respectively, substituted “for programs demonstrating military systems to one or more of the armed forces” for “for the programs of that agency” in par. (3), and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows:“The connection of the activities and programs of that agency to activities and missions of the armed forces.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–66, § 211(b), substituted “Director shall, in coordination with the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics,” for “Secretary of Defense shall”.
Effective Date of2013 Amendment
Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title II, § 211(c),Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 703, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall apply with respect to biennial strategic plans submitted under section
2352 of title
10, United States Code, as amended by this section, after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 26, 2013].”
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