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DIU partners with Pacific Command to provide new technology

September 1, 2023

Alexandra Lohr

Federal News Network

By Alexandra Lohr, Federal News Network / September 1, 2023

As part of an expansion plan, the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) will partner with U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) to help the organization develop and acquire cutting-edge technology.

The high-profile partnership signals a coming-of-age for the eight-year-old innovation unit that started as a facilitator pairing industry and government for technological innovation. Now, it is working directly with Defense Department partners to help them get the scientifically advanced tools they need.

INDOPACOM is setting up a new directorate called “Joint Mission Accelerator” to advance its top priority initiatives, and it is working in concert with DIU and the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering to accomplish its goals.

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