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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Aug. 9, 2023

Army Lt. Gen. Robert A. Rasch Jr., director, Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (10 a.m. EDT); Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu (7:30 p.m. EDT); and other senior officials speak, at the in-person and virtual Space & Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. Register at

Missile Defense Agency Executive Director Laura DeSimone speaks at 3 p.m. EDT at a Defense News webcast on space and missile defense at