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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.


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, 113th Congress

Majority Minority
  • Kay Hagan, North Carolina, Chairwoman
  • Jack Reed, Rhode Island
  • Bill Nelson, Florida
  • Mark Udall, Colorado
  • Joe Manchin, West Virginia
  • Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire
  • Kirsten Gillibrand, New York
Ex officio
  • Carl Levin, Michigan

See also

U.S. House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

External links

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