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June 14, 2024

Pentagon Exhibit Showcases Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Technologies

Military innovation was on display at the Defense Department Manufacturing Technology Program Pentagon Day exhibition.

March 20, 2024

Hicks Again Makes Case for Strengthening Industrial Base, Eliminating Continuing Resolutions

The Pentagon, Congress and the industrial base must work together to deliver combat-credible capabilities to the warfighter at speed and scale to deter aggression and win if called on to fight.

Oct. 12, 2023

Assistant Secretary for Science & Technology Visits DOD Manufacturing Institutes

Dr. Steven Wax, performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, recently concluded a visit to two of the Department of Defense's nine Manufacturing Innovation Institutes. The visit included both the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute/BioFabUSA and Advanced Functional Fabrics of America.

Sept. 27, 2023

DOD Is Taking Steps to Shore Up Industrial Workforce

The Defense Department is taking steps to ensure the U.S. industrial base can meet the growing demand for skilled workers well into the future, a senior Pentagon official said today.

Aug. 29, 2023

Understanding Warfighter Demands, Emerging Solutions Gives U.S. Edge

The Pentagon's top research and engineering official said she remains laser focused on providing the warfighter with an asymmetric advantage in fielding future capabilities.

July 24, 2023

DOD Establishes Assistant Secretaries of Defense in the Office of the Under Secretary for Research and Engineering

On July 12, the Department of Defense announced the establishment of three new Assistant Secretary of Defense positions, along with eight Deputy Assistant Secretaries of Defense, in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. The ASDs will replace the role of Deputy Chief Technology Officer.

Sept. 14, 2022

New Biotechnology Executive Order Will Advance DoD Biotechnology Initiatives for America’s Economic and National Security

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering welcomes the Biden Administration’s announcement of Executive Order (EO) “Advancing Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Innovation for a Sustainable, Safe, and Secure American Bioeconomy.” This EO will bolster efforts by the Department of Defense (DoD) and other Federal agencies to ensure U.S. economic and national security by leveraging biotechnology to secure, strengthen, and diversify our domestic manufacturing supply chains of critical goods, products, and services.

June 30, 2022

DOD Accelerating Innovative Technologies, Enabling Manufacturing Workforce

DOD's Manufacturing Technology Program drives the advancement of critical manufacturing technologies that support national security and grows manufacturing ecosystems that underpin U.S. supply chains.

June 15, 2022

Congressional Action Can Help DOD Weather Microelectronics Supply Crunch 

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill can help the Defense Department make it through supply shortages for microchips and microelectronics both now and into the future, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said.  

April 20, 2022

DOD aims to close gap in bringing U.S. tech innovation to market

With the U.S. currently responsible for only about 12% of global microelectronics production, the Defense Department-led "microelectronics commons" aims to close the gaps that prevent the best ideas in technology from reaching the market.