Science & Engineering

DoD Research & Engineering Enterprise


DoD Research & Engineering Enterprise

The Department of Defense (DoD) Research & Engineering Enterprise provides science and technology leadership throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). Its focus is to prioritize and coordinate the research and engineering efforts across the DoD. The Enterprise is led by The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E)). The ASD(R&E) enterprise is structured around four (4) imperatives: [1]

  1. Accelerate the delivery of technical capabilities to win the current fight;
  2. Prepare for an uncertain future;
  3. Reduce the cost, acquisition time, and risk of major defense acquisition programs; and
  4. Develop world-class science, technology, engineering, and math capabilities for the DoD and the Nation.

 Website: DoD Research & Engineering Enterprise

The Department has identified seven (7) priorities for the Research & Engineering Enterprise: [1]

  1. Autonomy
  2. Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction
  3. Cyber Sciences
  4. Data-to-Decisions
  5. Electronic Warfare
  6. Engineered Resilient Systems
  7. Human Systems

Within the ASD(R&E), four (4) offices are focused to provide leadership for the Department.  These offices include:

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