Skip to content



Welcome to Operational Energy – Innovation (OE-I)

About Us

Operational Energy - Innovation (OE-I) identifies the best research teams and facilitates partnerships across the Services and Government.

OE-I’s main goals are to develop operational energy technologies that improve military capabilities and to transition technologies to programs of record.

By leveraging financial and technological investments across government agencies and the private sector, the Department of Defense can advance energy innovations. The team is committed to innovation excellence and fostering technical cross-pollination. This is accomplished through programmatic discipline and ensuring the broadest exposure for advancing technologies. The ultimate measure of success is transitioning innovative technology products to the warfighter.

R&E Modernization Priorities

  • Hypersonics
  • Directed Energy
  • Cyber
  • Space
  • Quantum Science
  • Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence
  • Microelectronics
  • Autonomy
  • Biotechnology
  • Fully Networked Command, Control & Communications
Font Resize
Scroll To Top