Defense Production Act (DPA)

Wallops Island, Virginia, Oct. 21, 2021. U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs and the Army Hypersonic Program Office successfully conducted a High Operational Tempo for Hypersonics flight campaign. This test informed the development of the Navy’s Conventional Prompt Strike and the Army’s Long Range Hypersonic Weapon offensive hypersonic strike capability. (U.S. Navy Photo/Released)

Pentagon awards three contracts to bolster US hypersonics supply chains

Northrop Grumman, General Electric and Carbon-Carbon Advanced Technologies (C-CAT) were each awarded contracts, the Defense Department announced.
Dr. Anna Crumbley, a research chemical engineer, removes the solids from a new batch of fermented micro-organisms. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Chemical Biological Center is able to produce batches of biomanufactured material at its Aberdeen Proving Ground facility. (Photo by Brian Feeney)

DOD releases RFI eyeing potential Defense Production Act investments to boost US biotech industry

The Pentagon released a a request for information and a new biomanufacturing strategy as it looks to support emerging technologies.