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DoD Research and Engineering: Accelerating the Adoption of Transformative Capabilities

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United States Indo-Pacific Command, J85 Camp Smith United States

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DoD Tech Superiority US and Allies have been able to count on a technology superiority advantage for more than 40 years advantage built on technologies developed by and for the US military Precision weapons, long range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance ISR, What has changed Increasingly global access to resources, technology and talent Competitors investing in capabilities directly designed to counter US technical advantage tactics, techniques, technologies, procedures Responding to such an environment requires agility and a commitment to invest to keep pace with technical opportunity Drives a focus on cost and cycle time In response to this long term challenge, DoD seeks competitive advantage through innovation Leveraging all sources of innovation opportunity Academia, Commercial, Defense Industry, Organic DoD Labs, Global Sourcing Allies and Partners Time to market matters. Accelerate the Technology Adoption Cycle Out innovate competitors with access to the same commercial technology base Speed transition from Laboratory to Fleet Prototyping, Demonstrations, Operational Experiments Innovation enables Strategy.

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  • Administration and Management

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