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Stephen Welby: DoD Must Gain Innovation Advantage Over Adversaries for Tech Edge

Stephen Welby, assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering, has said Defense Department must be more innovative than the U.S.’ adversaries if the country is to hold technological superiority in battle, DoD News reported Friday. Welby discussed research-and-development efforts across the defense sector at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and …

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Robert Work Speaks to AIA About Defense Innovation

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work highlighted military technology programs, industry collaboration and the defense budget during his speech at an Aerospace Industries Association event held Thursday in Williamsburg, Virginia. He told attendees of the AIA spring board of governors and membership meeting that industry has played a key role …

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Alan Shaffer: Funding Cuts Undermine Pentagon’s Tech R&D Efforts

The Defense Department‘s research and development officials told a House Armed Services subcommittee Thursday the possible return of sequestration in fiscal 2016 will hurt military innovation, Defense News reported Thursday. Andrew Clevenger reports Alan Shaffer, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering, told the subcommittee that half …

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