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107 STAT. 2036 PUBLIC LAW 103-178—DEC. 3, 1993 on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, and to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives a report described in subsection (b). (b) CONTENTS OF REPORT.— The report required by subsection (a) shall— (1) identify and assess the critical gaps between the information needs of the United States Government and intelligence collection capabilities, to include the identification of topics and areas of the world of significant interest to the United States to which the application of additional resources, technology', or other efforts would generate new information of high priority to senior officials of the United States Government; (2) identify and assess gaps in the ability of the intelligence community (as defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947) to provide intelligence support needed by the Armed Forces of the United States and, in particular, by the commanders of combatant commands established under section 161(a) of title 10, United States Code; and (3) contain ioint recommendations of the Director of Central Intelligence ana the Secretary of Defense on appropriate means, to include specific budgetary adjustments, for reducing or eliminating the gaps identified under paragraphs (1) and (2). SEC. 308. INTELLIGENCE CGMMUNTIY CONTRACTING. It is the sense of Congress that the Director of Central Intelligence should continue to direct that elements of the intelligence community, whenever compatible with the national security interests of the United States and consistent with the operational and security concerns related to the conduct of intelligence activities, and where fiscally sound, should award contracts in a manner that would maximize the procurement of products properly designated as having been made in the United States. SEC. 309. AMENDMENT TO SECTION 307 OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT. 50 USC 411. Section 307 of the National Security Act of 1947 is amended by striking "provisions and purposes of this Act" and inserting in lieu thereof "provisions and purposes of this Act (other than the provisions and purposes of sections 102, 103, 104, 105 and titles V, VI, and VII)^ SEC. 310. RATIFICATION OF FUNDING TRANSACTION. Funds obligated or expended for the Accelerated Architecture Acquisition Initiative of the Plan to Improve the Imagery Ground Architecture based upon the notification to the appropriate committees of Congress by the Director of Central Intelligence dated August 16, 1993, shall be deemed to have been specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section 504(a)(3) of the National Security Act of 1947. SEC. 311. NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION TRUST FUND. (a) REDUCTION OF AMOUNTS IN TRUST FUND.—The amount in the National Security Education Trust Fund established pursuant to section 804 of Public Law 102-183 (50 U.S.C. 1904) in excess of $120,000,000 that has not been appropriated from the