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We are deeply troubled by the proposed short-sighted cuts to the S&T programs, which provide the early-stage research and outcomes that evolve into workable solutions for our national security needs
Status of FY19 appropriations including the President’s FY19 Budget Request for AAU’s funding priorities at the Department of Defense including 6.1 Basic Research, 6.2 Applied Research, 6.3 Advanced Technology Development, and DARPA.
The Coalition for National Security Research wrote to Congress urging members to give robust funding for FY19 to the Defense science and technology enterprise as well as select Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation program elements.
AAU urges Congress to provide at least $2.436 billion for Department of Defense (DOD) 6.1 basic research in FY19.
Coalition for National Security Research (CNSR), of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to House and Senate appropriators urging Congress to robustly fund the Department of Defense science and technology program for FY18.