Shyu reveals new details about upcoming rapid prototyping fund

By Tony Bertuca / January 13, 2022 at 6:18 PM
The Pentagon's technology chief today said she intends to request less than $1 billion for 32 projects in a new rapid prototyping and experimentation fund for fiscal year 2023, though she expects Congress will also appropriate some money for her to jump-start the effort when lawmakers ultimately pass an FY-22 budget. Heidi Shyu, the under secretary of defense for research and engineering, told reporters the Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve “doesn’t have to be very big at all,” noting senior Pentagon...

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