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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced a significant expansion of the Pentagon’s Silicon Valley-based experimental technology unit, including dedicated funding pipelines, a new partnership leadership structure, and plans to stand up a second unit in Boston.



Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is considering recommendations for a major reorganization of the Defense Department that would make U.S. Cyber Command a full combatant command similar to the U.S. European Command or the U.S. Special Operations Command.


Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco, March 1, 2016. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee