Research and Exploratory Development Mission Area
Explore research programs in the Research and Exploratory Development Mission Area.
Alternative Computing Paradigms
Innovating and securing computing solutions to previously intractable and unimaginable computational problems.
Biological and Chemical Sciences
Revolutionizing research that unlocks the power of biology and chemistry for military operations and environmental security.
Human and Machine Intelligence
Enabling better, faster, and trusted decisions for humans and machines.
Physics, Electronic Materials, and Devices
Addressing the nation’s critical challenges through innovations in applied physics, advanced materials, and device research.
Robotics and Autonomy
Conducting world-class research to significantly advance state-of-the-art national security missions.
Science of Extreme and Multifunctional Materials
Fabricating the future by creating new materials that enable new capabilities in and for extreme environments.