Friday, June 4th, 2010 - 15:12
"We have a very spirited and
innovative workforce—the real
intellectual capital of the navy.
They’re out there doing their best
every day, not just for the navy
of today, but by building the
navy of tomorrow."7
Military combat differs significantly from just a decade ago. The rise in asymmetrical tactics and the increasing use of such deadly techniques as improvised explosive devices (iEDs) has required U.S. troops to be nimble. Anticipating the future is key; and, the U.S. military continues to prepare for future conflicts while it evolves to meet emerging challenges. It does this by engaging in rigorous science and technology (S&T) research providing innovative technical solutions to today’s warfighter.