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DOD commits millions to expand Purdue-led program aimed at growing microelectronics workforce

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Pentagon officials moved to further confront gaps in the U.S. workforce pipeline for trained semiconductor engineers.

AFRL to solicit emerging technologies via its new regional research ecosystem

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The Air Force’s R&D arm kicked off the pilot in Summer 2021 and signed cooperative agreements in February. 

Hicks says Pentagon has different employment strategy for hypersonics than China, Russia

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pentagon leaders are “laser-focused” on developing new capabilities like hypersonic weapons, but they also plan to employ the systems differently than competitors like China or Russia, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks told reporters Thursday. Hypersonic missiles are designed to fly faster than Mach 5 and be highly maneuverable. The weapons are anticipated to provide military advantage in the next era of warfare, prompting a sharp focus…

Hicks' multi-state tour to focus on emerging and disruptive defense tech

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks will tour government and research facilities across four states this week, where she will be briefed on and observe advanced technology projects the Pentagon is increasingly prioritizing to prepare for future — and likely more digital — warfare. As the Pentagon’s No. 2 official, Hicks has been a driving force behind the department’s efforts to adopt artificial intelligence across the force, implement Joint All-Domain…