DIU seeks $15M in FY-23 for new battery storage effort

By Briana Reilly / May 17, 2022 at 11:14 AM
The Defense Innovation Unit wants $15 million in fiscal year 2023 to kick-start a new research effort centered on the prototyping and deployment of commercial battery technologies for military purposes. The inclusion brings the outfit’s total research, development, test and evaluation spending request to $42.9 million -- a 60% increase from DIU’s current $26.7 million FY-22 RDT&E budget. Through the “defense advanced battery supply chain” program, as the effort is identified in the Pentagon’s budget justification books , DIU would...

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