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Immediate Release

Department of Defense Launches New Chief Technologist Website

Today, the office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) launched a new public website,

The new website will help members from the different services, industry, academia, allied partners and the American public to stay informed on happenings in the DoD research, development, engineering and technology enterprise.

"We are very excited to launch our new website," said Dr. Lisa Porter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. "Our goal is to increase awareness of our efforts, and to utilize these platforms to engage with the broader research and development community, as we endeavor to develop innovative solutions that bring new capabilities and technology to the warfighter." 

The website is launched in advance of DoD Lab Day, on April 25, 2019, showcasing the innovative research and development performed across the department's laboratories, warfare centers, and engineering centers.  More than 80 exhibits will highlight key innovations in areas including artificial intelligence, autonomy, robotics, directed energy, hypersonics, advanced computing, "big data" analytics, and biotechnology.

This unique opportunity to interact with the scientists and engineers will be showcased on the OUSD(R&E) Twitter page, @DoDInnovation

The OUSD(R&E) mission is to foster technological dominance across the Department of Defense and ensure the advantage of the American warfighter.

For more information about OUSD(R&E), refer to