Carter lifts the veil on classified work of secretive Strategic Capabilities Office

By Jason Sherman / February 2, 2016 at 6:13 PM
Defense Secretary Ash Carter provided surprising new details about work -- until now largely classified -- of a secretive office he established three years ago to fast-track development of promising, cutting-edge concepts and technologies to give U.S. forces new advantages against countries such as China and Russia. During an address to the Economic Council of Washington billed as a preview of the fiscal year 2017 budget, Carter touted the work of the Strategic Capabilities Office, a low-profile shop in the...

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