research and engineering

Pentagon’s R&E enterprise confronts emerging tech manufacturability gaps


The Pentagon’s research and engineering directorate is investigating manufacturing challenges that are affecting the defense industrial base and hindering its ability to deploy capabilities aligned with key technology areas.

DOD eyeing ‘transformational’ edge computing, fog computing tech


Companies can apply for opportunities to present their technologies to Pentagon officials at a solutions meeting later this year.

Pentagon confronting many unknowns in driving quantum breakthroughs


DOD's leading quantum-focused official said he's open to all ideas — even bad ones — regarding how to proceed with the ultramodern technology.

Former Army acquisition chief tapped to be DOD CTO


Heidi Shyu will be tapped by the president to lead the DOD's research and engineering enterprise, which grants billions of dollars for science and technology.