Defense Dollars

– $6.4 million for the Future Affordable Multi-Utility Materials for the Army Future Combat Systems. This funding will help to continue research and develop advanced process sensors to be used by the U.S. Army’s unmanned vehicles, which gather intelligence and carry out various missions on the land and in the air.- $4.8 million for the Standoff Improvised Explosive Device Detection Program. This funding will continue research and develop advanced sensors and imaging systems for the detection of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and help service members in the field identify IEDs without having to be near them.- $1.2 million for the Advance Standoff Technologies for National Security. This funding will assist with research and develop advanced sensor systems capable of detections of nuclear, chemical, or biological attacks.

*The information was taken from the press release posted on