OSD ASD(R&E) Research Directorate: Defense Laboratory Enterprise:
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The mission of the Defense Laboratory Office, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E)) is to develop the strategies and supporting plans that exploit science, technology and prototypes to respond to the needs of the U.S. Department of Defense. The core of this DoD technical base is the Defense Laboratory Enterprise, which provides a cadre of highly skilled scientists and engineers and the infrastructure required to remain at the forefront of technology development and awareness. The Defense Laboratories, operated by the, Army, Navy, and Air Force, provide world leading competencies focused on the research and development of militarily relevant technologies and solutions which contribute to keeping our military the most technologically advanced in the world.
A deep understanding of our complex and diverse Defense Laboratory Enterprise system and workforce is needed to ensure the Department of Defense can maintain this world class technical capability. The Defense Laboratory Enterprise eSmartbook (DLES) Mobile Application provides an introduction to each laboratory, their core technical competencies and focus areas in order to provide the military community, senior leaders, and the American public a better understanding of the capabilities and services they provide. The mobile application provides current news stories from across the Defense Laboratory Enterprise.