PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987
101 STAT. 1065
SEC. 245. EVALUATION OF FLIGHT TEST PROGRAM
In order to ensure the adequacy of the proposed flight test pro* gram for the B-IB aircraft, the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation of the Department of Defense shall assume the responsibilities and exercise the authorities of the Director under section 138 of title 10, United States Code, with respect to the use of funds provided for fiscal year 1988 for such flight test program insofar as the use of such funds involves operational test and evaluation functions (as defined in such section). PART E—MISCELLANEOUS SEC. 25L COOPERATIVE MEDICAL RESEARCH WITH THE VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION
Of the amount appropriated pursuant to section 201 for the Defense Agencies for fiscal year 1988, $20,000,000 shall be available only for a cooperative medical research program to be carried out by the Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs. SEC. 252. LINCOLN LABORATORY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
(a) MODERNIZATION AND EXPANSION PROJECT.—The Secretary of
the Air Force is authorized to enter into a contract with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for a modernization and expansion project at the Lincoln Laboratory complex at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts. The project includes construction of, and additions and modifications to, research offices, laboratory spaces, and supporting facilities necessary to carry out the activities of the Lincoln Laboratory. (b) PROJECT COST AND DURATION.—The amount obligated under the contract for the modernization and expansion project may not exceed $135,000,000. The project shall be completed in not more than 12 years. Costs incurred under the contract may include costs of financing charges (including financing charges on amounts provided by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for the project), but may not include a fee or profit for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or for Lincoln Laboratory. (c) FUNDING.—Payments under a contract under subsection (a) for any fiscal year shall be made from appropriations for research and development made to the Air Force or to any other Federal agency. (d) TITLE.—Title to the facilities, and to associated equipment, funded by such contract shall be conveyed to the United States upon completion of the project and acceptance of the facilities by the Secretary. (e) USE OF FACILITIES.—The right of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to use such facilities and equipment shall be as provided by contracts with the United States. (f) BUDGET ACT.—The authority of the Secretary of the Air Force to enter into a contract under subsection (a) shall be effective only to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriation Acts. SEC. 253. EVALUATION OF NEW HIGH-SPEED PATROL BOAT
The Secretary of the Navy is encouraged to (1) evaluate a new 80foot reconnaissance assault and missile boat that has been designed to project power in coastal, harbor, river, and island waterways and on closed seas, and (2) consider procuring a prototype of such boat for extensive testing and evaluation. The Secretary shall submit to Reports.