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  • Research and Development

    December 2023

    INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE: Cloud Service Providers as the Technological Arsenal Of Democracy

    By Jason Atwell
    The relationship between tech and government is not new, and it may be obvious to most, however we are in the early stages of a renewal of the dynamics involved as well as the global competitive landscape, one that will see the large-scale adoption of cloud computing as a defining and enabling characteristic.
  • Cyber

    December 2023

    Quantum Science Finding its Way Into Satellite Technology

    Quantum technology might evoke science fiction tropes like shrinking humans and time travel, but experts think it has real-world applications to secure and improve space systems.
  • Research and Development

    December 2023

    MIT Exploring Giant Potential of Nanotechnology

    While nanotechnology might be a buzzword that conjures up thoughts of James Bond villains or “The X-Files,” scientists today are conducting serious research on nanotechnology that could have a big impact on the battlefield.
  • Defense Department

    December 2023

    The Small Businesses Leading In Defense Innovation

    By Bill Marinelli
    A primary tenet of U.S. defense strategy is to overwhelm an opponent’s numerical advantage with technological superiority. The Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer programs were created by Congress precisely to speed the development of advanced technologies by small businesses to help provide that superiority.
  • Defense Department

    October 2023

    Leveraging America's Diverse STEM Talent

    By Jordan Chase and Wilson Miles
    The United States has enjoyed decades of defense technological superiority over its greatest rivals, but this gap has begun to close. While adversaries develop increasingly robust science and technology ecosystems, the United States faces an ongoing science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, workforce shortage. The nation is unlikely to maintain its advantage without doing more to attract and retain the talent that underpins many of its greatest technological achievements.
  • Air Force News

    September 2023

    AFA NEWS: 3D Printing Can Produce Deterrence, Officials Say

    Efficient production and additive manufacturing capabilities are vital to the U.S. Air Force’s transition to a modernized force, senior defense officials said.
  • Defense Department

    August 2023

    Missing Synergy: How Defense, Commercial Sectors Can Benefit Each Other

    There are very few emerging dual-use technologies where the Defense Department and the commercial sector can not only equally benefit from cutting-edge research and development but do so simultaneously. However, the commercial production of these technologies is significantly more advanced than government-led science-and-technology projects.
  • Energy

    August 2023

    Congress Adds Energetics, Critical Chemical Provisions to Defense Bill

    While the Defense Department continues to field new missiles, rockets and other munitions loaded with precision technologies, the chemicals that provide the thrust and explosive punch have remained the same for decades. Meanwhile, China has continued to experiment with more powerful energetic materials — chemicals used in explosives, propellants and pyrotechnics — which experts claim has led to China having munitions that can travel longer distances or destroy larger targets. That’s why the energetics community has been hammering Congress and the Defense Department for years to invest in research, development and production of advanced energetic materials.
  • Defense Department

    August 2023

    Companies Ask if Pentagon's Innovation Ecosystem Is Getting Out of Hand

    For years, technology companies and defense officials lamented that the Defense Department’s acquisition system — built for procuring battleships and bombers — was too complicated and cumbersome to acquire commercial technology.
  • Research and Development

    August 2023

    Making a Moonshot Mindset for U.S. Leadership in Biotechnology

    General-purpose technologies shape the destiny of nations. Francis Bacon remarked how, during the Renaissance, the printing press, gunpowder and the compass “changed the appearance and state of the whole world … first in literature, then in warfare and lastly in navigation.” We are on the cusp of another era in which not just one, but multiple technologies will transform national security, economy and society.
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