Following the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik, which triggered fears that the nation was falling behind in aerospace science and technology, the National Defense Act was passed in 1958 to provide higher education loans, vocational teacher training and a stronger K-12 science curriculum.
What does NDA stand for?
NDA stands for National Defense Act (USA)
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- Military and Government
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We have 169 other meanings of NDA in our Acronym Attic
- Novell DOS 7
- National Dance Agency (UK)
- National Dance Association
- National Dart Association
- National Day of Action
- National Deaf Academy
- National Dealers Association
- National Defence Academy (military training school in India)
- National Defence Act (Canada)
- National Defense Academy (Japan)
- National Defense Area
- National Democratic Alliance (group of political parties in India)
- National Dental Association
- National Department of Agriculture (South Africa)
- National Diploma of Agriculture (UK)
- National Directory Assistance (Sprint)
- National Disability Authority (Ireland)
- National Distribution Authority
- National Drilling Association
- Natural Death Act (Washington)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Section 322 of the National Defense Act for Fiscal Year 2009 requires the secretary of defense to submit to Congress an independent, quantitative assessment of the organic capability required to provide depot-level maintenance at the end of the current wars.
3) However, that changed with the passage of the National Defense Act of 1916.
The National Defense Act of 1916 mandated a major reorganization of the nascent Federal reserve force.
1916--The National Defense Act In light of the world situation prior to World War I, (62) Congress recognized the likelihood of using National Guard Soldiers to fight abroad.
Johnson exercised powers granted under the National Defense Act of 1920 that gave the assistant secretary of war authority and responsibility for procuring all military supplies, both during peace and war, and for providing the means to mobilize American industries to produce war materials and coordinate supplies.
In 1916, with World War I raging and the need for military officers greater than ever, the National Defense Act was created.
1973) 3 The National Defense Act of 1916 authorizes the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps, a reserve corps of 2,300 officers and men, thereby originating the Air Reserve.