Langevin Statement on Defense Department’s Announcement of JEDI Contract Award

Oct 25, 2019 Issues: Armed Services

WASHINGTON – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities (IETC), issued the following statement regarding the Department of Defense’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract award announcement:

“Advanced general-purpose cloud is the industry norm, and it’s past time the Department of Defense had access to these capabilities. I congratulate DOD CIO Dana Deasy for seeing the JEDI award through. I look forward to continuing to use my position in Congress to increase access to next generation technologies that support our warfighters.”