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US Defense Research and Development Organizations, 2016

US Defense Research and Development Organizations, 2016

The US Department of Defense (DoD) owns the most sophisticated and effective research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDTE) infrastructures worldwide. An essential factor to the DoD's success is the various organizations dedicated to RDTE in support of the different military departments as well as some key joint military agencies. RDTE organizations are a critical aspect to the success of military organizations because of their ability to provide solutions that enhance military strength. In addition, US RDTE organizations assist allied nations in instances where the development of some systems serves the common interests of all stakeholders.


  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definitions
    • Market Segmentation
    • Top Defense RDTE Programs
      • Table Total Defense Research and Development Organizations: Top RDTE Programs, US, 2016
  • Budget Review and Discussion
    • Defense Budget for RDTE
      • Table Total Defense Research and Development Organizations Market: Defense RDTE Historical Spending, US, 2007–2015
    • Defense Budget Discussion
  • Market Share and Competitor Environment
    • Market Share
    • Market Share Discussion
      • Table Total Defense Research and Development Organizations Market: Top 3 Contract Obligations Recipients, US, 2016
  • Growth Opportunities and Companies to Action
    • Growth Opportunity—Allies Need to Expand Capabilities
    • Strategic Imperatives for Defense Research Organizations
  • US Air Force Research and Development Organizations
    • Air Force Research and Development Organizations
    • Air Force Research and Development Activities
    • Top 10 Air Force Programs
      • Table Air Force Research and Development Organizations: Top 10 RDTE Programs, US, 2016
  • US Army Research and Development Organizations
    • Army Research and Development Organizations
    • Army Research and Development Activities
    • Top 10 Army Programs
      • Table Army Research and Development Organizations: Top 10 RDTE Programs, US, 2016
  • US Navy Research and Development Organizations
    • Navy Research and Development Organizations
    • Navy Research and Development Activities
    • Top 10 Navy Programs
      • Table Navy Research and Development Organizations: Top 10 RDTE Programs, US, 2016
  • Joint Defense Research and Development Organizations
    • Joint Defense Research and Development Activities
    • Top 10 Joint Programs
      • Table Joint Research and Development Organizations: Top 10 RDTE Programs, US, 2016

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