S&T Emphasis Areas

In April 2011, then Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced seven science and technology (S&T) priorities:

In the years since, the DoD R&E Enterprise has developed strategic roadmaps for these topic areas, the most recent featured on these and subsequent pages.

These topics are still recognized as the highest priority, cross-cutting technical areas in the Department and supplementing Service priorities.

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