References in Text
Section 2445a of this title, referred to in subsec. (b)(6), was repealed by Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title VIII, § 846(1), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2292, effective Sept. 30, 2017.
2015—Subsec. (b)(3) to (6). Pub. L. 114–92 added pars. (3) and (4) and redesignated former pars. (3) and (4) as (5) and (6), respectively.
2013—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 112–239 added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e).
2011—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 111–383 inserted “or major automated information system programs (as defined in section 2445a of this title)” after “section 2430 of this title)”.
2009—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 111–23 added par. (4).
1996—Pub. L. 104–201 reenacted section catchline without change and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text consisted of subsecs. (a) to (d) providing for National Defense Technology and Industrial Base Council to prepare, at least annually through fiscal year 1997 and biennially thereafter, a comprehensive assessment of capability of the national technology and industrial base to attain national security objectives.
1993—Pub. L. 103–35 substituted “capability” for “capabilty” in section catchline.
Pilot Program on Strengthening Manufacturing in the Defense Industrial Base
Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title XVII, § 1711, Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1811, provided that:
“(a) Pilot Program Required.—The Secretary of Defense shall carry out a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of increasing the capability of the defense industrial base to support—
production needs to meet military requirements; and
manufacturing and production of emerging defense and commercial technologies.
“(b) Authorities.—The Secretary shall carry out the pilot program under the following:
Such other legal authorities as the Secretary considers applicable to carrying out the pilot program.
“(c) Activities.—Activities under the pilot program may include the following:
Use of contracts, grants, or other transaction authorities to support manufacturing and production capabilities in small- and medium-sized manufacturers.
Purchases of goods or equipment for testing and certification purposes.
Incentives, including purchase commitments and cost sharing with nongovernmental sources, for the private sector to develop manufacturing and production capabilities in areas of national security interest.
Issuing loans or providing loan guarantees to small- and medium-sized manufacturers to support manufacturing and production capabilities in areas of national security interest.
Giving awards to third party entities to support investments in small- and medium-sized manufacturers working in areas of national security interest, including debt and equity investments that would benefit missions of the Department of Defense.
Such other activities as the Secretary determines necessary.
The pilot program shall terminate on the date that is four years after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 12, 2017].
“(e) Briefing Required.—
No later than January 31, 2022, the Secretary of Defense shall provide a briefing to the Committees on Armed Services in the Senate and the House of Representatives on the results of the pilot program.”
Implementing Regulations Concerning National Technology and Industrial Base Periodic Assessment
Pub. L. 102–484, div. D, title XLII, § 4219, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2671, as amended by Pub. L. 103–35, title II, § 202(a)(14), May 31, 1993, 107 Stat. 101, set forth requirements for the initial regulations prescribed to implement this section, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title VIII, § 829(h), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2614.