Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering

Research and Technology

Our Vision:

Posture the R&D Enterprise to create far-reaching technology innovations and set them on a trajectory to create U.S. military technical advantage

•  Resource cross-cutting and joint research
•  Seed pursuit of new technology areas based on analysis of emerging strategic environment
•  Establish policies and procedures that facilitate the advancement, protection and transition of technology

Our Goals:

 Goal #1: Align with modernization priorities
 Goal #2: Ensure appropriate technology pipeline
 Goal #3: Create technology advantage
 Goal #4: Develop 21st Century Technology Industrial Base
 Goal #5: Create 21st Century S&T Enterprise
 Goal #6: Strengthen Collaboration