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Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Department of Defense serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops – on and off the battlefield.

Special Operations Develops 'Iron Man' Suit

Tony Stark's Iron Man suit is cool. But it's not real. The Tactical Assault Light Operators Suit is cool, too. But it is real and may soon be protecting America’s special operations forces going into harm's way. Story

Air Force Brings Ideas to Defense Innovation Initiative

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and the Air Force chief of staff announced plans to bring the service’s research, science and technology ideas to the Defense Innovation Initiative, led by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work. Story

DISA Director Discusses Reorganization Efforts

The reshaping of the Defense Department’s premiere information technology agency is vital to how it will improve agility and employ capabilities for the future, the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said. Story

Navy Researches Undergarments to Keep Troops Warm

The Navy is looking to develop mission-specific prototypes of heated undergarments aimed at keeping divers warm and helping soldiers on missions in extreme cold weather environments. Story

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