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Screen grab of Frank Kendall, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, announces the award of the 14th Manufacturing USA institute.

DoD Announces New Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub Award

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Profile photo of Defense Secretary Ash Carter Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography

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DoD Announces Robotics Manufacturing Institute Award Recipient

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, announced the Defense Department’s award of its eighth department-led institute and the 14th Manufacturing USA institute to American Robotics Inc. of Pittsburgh. Story

Advisory Board Approves 11 DoD Innovation Recommendations

Top innovators, scholars and business leaders approved recommendations aimed at keeping the Defense Department on the cutting edge in technology, culture, operations and processes during the second meeting of the Defense Innovation Advisory Board. Story

Carter: Determined to Ensure Successor Inherits 'Same Level of Excellence'

Invited to deliver closing remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum, Carter used the opportunity to outline the scope and vision of his time as head of the DoD. Story

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