Defense AT&L - September-October 2016
September - October 2016
Defense AT&L is a bimonthly magazine published by DAU Press for senior military personnel, civilians, defense contractors, and defense industry professionals in program management and the acquisition, technology and logistics workforce.
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From the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The Department of Defense establishes eight Manufacturing Institutes to promote emerging technologies and deliver new capabilities to the warfighter. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The central need for an adequate and reliable supply of critical warfighting materials long before the outbreak of hostilities applies to both big-ticket items and
simpler and more generic ones. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
One institute is charged with expanding the field of “digital manufacturing and design,” or the creative use of data at every stage of the manufacturing process to increase efficiency and speed while cutting cost. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The ManTech Program is charged with bringing affordable cutting-edge technologies to acquisition program managers through new manufacturing and production processes and systems.
This national institute aims to accelerate additive manufacturing innovation and its widespread adoption by bridging the gap between basic research and commercialization. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
Expansion of domestic and commercial production of materials—including cutting-edge technologies—essential to national defense is a strategy for controlling national defense costs. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
The Silicon Valley’s regional electronic manufacturing entrepreneurs and a robust U.S. network of manufacturing nodes are harnessed to advance a national flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing ecosystem. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
Transmitting light through optical fiber is being examined as a way to increase speed and complexity of electrical devices without a drastic increase in cost, power consumption and heat that could create a barrier to further miniaturization. (To print a PDF copy of this article, click here.)
Breakthroughs in fiber materials and manufacturing soon will produce fabrics that sense, communicate, store and convert energy, regulate temperature, monitor health and change color.
Defense Acquisition Magazine
September - October 2016