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Feb. 22, 2017

Carderock's MAKE Lab: One Year Later

Since opening its doors, the Manufacturing, Knowledge and Education -- or MAKE -- Lab has attracted a wide variety of employees across Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division who are curious about the 3-D printing process and its application to Navy programs.

Feb. 22, 2017

Alaska's Extreme Cold Tests Soldiers, Equipment

Newcomers to the interior of Alaska are often taken aback by the extreme cold and its effects on the body and equipment, according to Steve Decker, a training specialist at the Northern Warfare Training Center at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Dec. 23, 2016

DARPA Provides Groundbreaking Bionic Arms to Walter Reed

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is making available to military amputees the first production versions of a groundbreaking upper-limb prosthesis.

Dec. 8, 2016

Six Decades of Sustained DoD Support Underlies DARPA Innovation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director said during a panel discussion on leadership of innovative organizations that Defense Department support for the agency has led to stealth, artificial intelligence, the internet and more.

Nov. 14, 2016

Carter: Ties to Tech, Innovation Communities Critical To DoD

The ties between the Defense Department and commercial technology and innovation keep the U.S. military agile as it meets today’s challenges and remains ready for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Oct. 26, 2016

DoD Official Discusses U.S. Military, Commercial Space Industry

Douglas L. Loverro, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, discussed ways that the U.S. military can better leverage commercial space capabilities and what policy measures would support a thriving U.S. commercial space industry to make sure space services are always available to warfighters.

Oct. 13, 2016

DIUx Official: Working At 'Speed of Business' to Bring Tech to Warfighters

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, or DIUx, is working at a sprint to attract innovators and bring cutting-edge technologies to the warfighter, according to Raj Shah, the unit's managing partner.

Oct. 11, 2016

DoD Spectrum Team Receives National Intelligence Meritorious Award

Teams from nearly every federal agency, including the Defense Department, are working on strategies and technologies to make the most agile use of the radio frequency spectrum -- where smartphones, wireless, TV and an exploding number of other devices vie for bandwidth.

Oct. 5, 2016

Defense Innovation Board Makes Interim Recommendations

During the first meeting of the new Defense Innovation Board at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and board members discussed 11 interim recommendations the board offered to DoD for consideration.

Oct. 3, 2016

Improvised Threats Organization Becomes Part of Defense Threat Reduction Agency

The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization, formerly known as the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency, has come under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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