Navy seeks $214 million for 24 RDER initiatives

By Nick Wilson / March 24, 2023 at 2:41 PM
The Navy's research and development budget request includes 24 new initiatives within the Defense Department's rapid prototyping and experimentation fund, which looks to field transformational capabilities across services. The Navy’s fiscal year 2024 request contains $214 million for these Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve initiatives out of a $687 million DOD-wide RDER request, the service’s budget books reveal . Programs in the Navy’s FY-24 RDER portfolio include: $20 million for "Osprey," to explore advanced anti-surface warfare and antisubmarine warfare weapons concepts;...

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