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DC-QNet consortium director shares new details about plans for quantum network testbed

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Six government agencies based around Washington, D.C., and two out-of-region affiliates recently launched a new consortium to jointly create — and ultimately connect through — an ultramodern quantum network testbed. However, other organizations, including from the private sector, may also be given the opportunity to conduct innovative experiments with the technology down the line, the organization’s executive director told FedScoop. Through the newly unveiled Washington Metropolitan Quantum Network Research Consortium…

DOD grappling with multibillion-dollar laboratory investment gap

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Senior Pentagon officials and lawmakers are sounding the alarm about the conditions of the nation’s aging defense-focused laboratories and testing facilities. More funding and resources are needed to drive innovation and confront difficulties impacting the military’s research infrastructure, they said Thursday during a House Armed Services cyber, innovative technologies, and information subcommittee hearing on the Pentagon’s science and technology-aligned proposals for fiscal 2023. “If we expect the department to attract…