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Army inks unique R&D agreement with consortium on advanced weapons development

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An Army Futures Command component tasked with driving research and engineering of high-tech weapons formally agreed to collaborate with a growing consortium of nearly 1,000 companies and universities to advance armaments development. The initial focus will be on making integrated circuit chips customized for tri-service munitions. Cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) are vehicles that enable federal entities to combine resources and engage in R&D with non-government institutions to unlock…