Key U. S. R&D Infrastructure to Maintain Aviation and Defense Industry Strength

The United States economy and national security is dependent by our country’s ability to innovate and drive new technologies. In a broad sense the emergence of new technology increases productivity, facilitates commercial trade, strengthens the U.S. defense lead over our adversaries. A fundamental approach to retaining our country technological prominence requires continuous public and private investments for the research capability and infrastructure, specialty and skilled workforce, and collaboration between industry, government, and academia.

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