New task force would advise Pentagon CTO on emerging research developments

By Jaspreet Gill / November 15, 2021 at 12:07 PM
The Pentagon’s chief technology officer is establishing a new Defense Science Board Task Force to provide a “quick study” report on emerging hardware and materials and advise on research developments, according to a new Defense Department memo. Heidi Shyu, under secretary of defense for research and engineering, specifically wants the Defense Science Board, through the establishment of the task force, to submit a report and recommendations on “emerging hardware and materials areas with the most significant potential dual-use impact and...

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