Easy access to all the Government news updates

Subscribe and receive personalized news articles straight in your inbox

*By clicking "Join us now" you agree to receive emails, promotions and general messages from ExecutiveGov. In addition, you also agree to ExecutiveGov's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions.

x
/

Stephen Welby: DoD Needs to Accelerate Technological Decision-Making Cycle

1 min read
Stephen Welby
Stephen Welby
Stephen Welby

Stephen Welby, assistant defense secretary for research and engineering, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the Defense Department should make its “OODA Loop” process faster in terms of adopting technological approaches.

He said to reporter Aaron Mehta he believes DoD’s Third Offset Strategy is about identifying what kinds of technology that the department should add to its portfolio, adopt from the private sector or test in field settings.

“It’s really about how do I find those things that are going to matter operationally and strategically in a competitive future environment?” Welby added.

He noted his office is interested in exploring advanced materials, autonomy, big data applications and biotechnology for military use.

The department’s R&E organization collaborates with universities and companies worldwide in an effort to integrate emerging technology into defense operations, according to Welby.

Click here to read Stephen Welby’s full interview on Defense News.

ExecutiveGov Logo

Sign Up Now! Executive Gov provides you with Free Daily Updates and News Briefings about DoD

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.