Pentagon Sets Up New Innovation Unit To Find 'Leading Edge Technologies'

By Tony Bertuca / July 13, 2015 at 11:19 AM
The Defense Department, in an effort to secure U.S. military superiority into the 21st century, has approved the establishment of a new innovation unit tasked with identifying "leading edge" commercial technologies that exist outside the traditional defense sector, according to a recent memo. "In order to sustain technology superiority, the department must take advantage of the rapid evolution of emerging commercial technologies that, when integrated with military systems and novel concepts of operation, will be a source of battlefield advantage,"...

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