United States Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

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

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, 110th Congress=

The Committee is chaired by Democrat Jack Reed of Rhode Island, and the Ranking Minority member is Republican Elizabeth Dole, of North Carolina.

ee also

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

External links

* [http://armed-services.Senate.gov Senate Armed Services Committee] home page
* [http://armed-services.senate.gov/scmembrs.htm Senate Armed Services Committee] subcommittee list and membership page


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