Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

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October 22, 2018 | Source: Stars and Stripes, stripes.com, 26 June 2018, Aaron Gregg
The U.S. Army is turning to a little-known tech start-up to automate the job of an equipment technician: It will employ artificial intelligence to flag failing vehicle parts...
October 1, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defensesystems.com, 24 September 2018, Lauren C. Williams
Former Symantec CEO Michael Brown is stepping into the Defense Innovation Unit’s top role, the agency announced Sept. 24. Brown’s appointment concludes a seven-month search after...
September 28, 2018 | Source: Defense News, defensenews.com, 27 August 2018, Aaron Mehta
In an interview with Deputy Editor Aaron Mehta, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord provides an update on her office's reorganization and the...
June 4, 2018 | Source: US House of Representatives, docs.house.gov, 14 February 2018
The diplomatic and economic efforts [of the United Nations Command (UNC), the Republic of Korea (ROK) and United States Combined Forces Command (CFC), and the United States Forces...
March 12, 2018 | Source: War on the Rocks, warontherocks.com, 14 December 2017 , Philip D. O’Neill, Jr.
In the future, the American defense establishment’s engagement with the private sector will vary with the mission. The arms-length procurement requirements of a dedicated...
November 6, 2017 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 18 October 2017, Jon Harper
The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization, also known as JIDO, is looking far and wide to find better ways of thwarting enemy unmanned aerial systems and other improvised...
May 19, 2017 | Source: Military Communications, militarycommunicators.org, 2017
Recent announcements by Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, regarding the development of Defense Innovation Units Experimental – in Silicon Valley, Boston, and now Austin, have...
August 2, 2016 | Source: Defense News, Jon Harper
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter officially opened the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental in Boston July 26, and unveiled a slew of new efforts to enhance the Pentagon’s...
May 18, 2016 | Source: National Defense, Jon Harper
DIUx 2.0 "will be a test-bed for new kinds of contracting with startup firms," according to Carter's prepared remarks.PALO ALTO, Calif. – Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will...
January 20, 2016 | Source: Derek Kaufman, AFRL
1/4/2016 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The stakes are high for Department of Defense leaders seeking to equip the U.S. military force of the future. In addition to...