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The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities is one of six subcommittees within the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Jurisdiction

The Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee has jurisdiction over Department of Defense policies and programs to counter emerging threats (such as proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, illegal drugs, and other threats), information warfare and special operations programs, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and Department of Energy non-proliferation programs. The subcommittee also oversees sales of U.S. military technology to foreign countries, and defense and military research and development efforts through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Members, 111th Congress

The Committee is chaired by Democrat Jack Reed of Rhode Island, and the Ranking Minority Member is Republican George LeMieux, of Florida.

Majority Minority
Ex officio

See also

U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism and Unconventional Threats

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