DoD Lab Day

DoD Lab Day to Showcase Advanced Technologies

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mary J. Miller will host the second biennial Department of Defense Lab Day, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.

The event will showcase more than 80 exhibits of innovative technical solutions developed by the Defense Laboratory Enterprise-a network of 63 defense laboratories, warfare centers, and engineering centers-throughout the United States. The full list of exhibits is available on DoDTechSpace for DoD, federal government and their contractors at

Army exhibits include technologies that support the Soldier. Experts will be on hand to discuss the state-of-the-art technologies in areas like:

  • Energy and Laser: Dismounted Soldier Power; Tactical Augmented Reality; High Energy Laser Technology Development and Demonstration
  • Medical: I-Portal Portable Assessment System (PAS); Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA); Research and Development for Medical Simulation and Training; Third Arm—Lightweight Exoskeleton for Weapon Stabilization; Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan)
  • • Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence: Autonomous Systems—Manned/Unmanned Teaming (MUMT); Micro-Autonomous Systems and Technology (MAST)

Navy exhibits include technologies for Sailors and Marines. Cutting edge technologies that will be displayed include:

  • Electronic Warfare and Communications: Adaptive and Reconfigurable RF Technologies; Low-Cost Ultra-Wideband Phased Array Antennas; MIMO Millimeter-Wave Airborne Radars for UAVs; Counter-High Energy Laser Lethality; Rapid Development Integration and Testing of Nanosatellites
  • Medical: Naval Medical Research Center’s Biological Defense Research Directorate Mobile Laboratory; Quantifying Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Offensive and Defensive Capabilities: Combatant Craft/Unmanned Surface Vehicles; Dusty Plasmas; Optical Tagging, Tracking, and Locating Technology (TTL); Navy Railgun; Transparent Biomimetic Armor
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal: Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal (JSEOD) Unmanned Systems

Air Force exhibits include technologies that assist Airmen. Technologies highlighted include:

  • Offensive and Defensive Capabilities: Advanced Ordnance Technologies; Advancing Biosensor Development using Synthetic Biology Approaches; Low Cost Attritable Aircraft Technology (LCAAT); Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD)
  • Electronic Warfare and Communications: Machine Learning on a Neuromorphic Computer with TrueNorth Processors

Exhibits are open to Members of Congress and congressional staff, STEM-participating high schools, Pentagon employees, media, and special guests. The event will close at 2:30 p.m. EDT.

For additional information on DoD Lab Day 2017 visit DoDTechSpace. For more information on the technologies displayed search the DTIC collections on our public search or search our expanded collections through the R&E Gateway (available to DoD, federal government and eligible contractors).

DoD Lab Day 2017 press exhibit information kits can be found at: Exhibit Information kits

Images and video for DoD Lab Day 2017 will be available for download at:

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