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Oct. 13, 2020

Pentagon’s logistics agency plays key role in procuring, distributing limited pandemic supplies

The Defense Department’s leading logistics agency is playing a key role in the national coronavirus response as it purchases and distributes desperately needed medical supplies for DOD and federal agencies.

Aug. 5, 2020

Summer 2020 newsletter offers latest R&D news 

The summer 2020 edition of The Innovator is now available. The Innovator is electronically published quarterly with articles and information for employees on research and development projects, updates, and upcoming events and activities.

April 15, 2020

DLA Research & Development supporting COVID-19 response with face shields, advanced manufacturing 

The Defense Logistics Agency will deliver 11,000 face shields to New York City medical workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response by coupling a novel acquisition approach and one of DLA’s Research & Development projects using advanced manufacturing technology.

June 17, 2019

R&D program manager receives innovation award

Senthil Arul, who leads the Defense Logistics Information Research Program in R&D, was named one of AAGEN’s Innovative Leaders in Defense at its 2019 Leadership Workshop June 6 in Crystal City, Virginia. The award recognizes civilian and military leaders from throughout DoD who have embraced and promoted innovation during their careers. 

Oct. 9, 2018

DLA seeks defense industry’s support in research, development efforts

Defense industry representatives got a detailed review of innovation efforts underway at the Defense Logistics Agency during DLA’s Research and Development Industry Day Oct. 3 at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.

Aug. 6, 2018

DLA Distribution hosts Initial Robotics and Automation Collaboration Meeting between DLA HQ Research and Development, DLA Distribution, industry and academia counterparts

DLA Distribution held a first of its kind collaborative meeting between Distribution, DLA Headquarters Research and Development, and academia partners to discuss ideas and potential opportunities in support of DLA Distribution’s Modernization Program.

April 20, 2016

Power to the Warfighters

DLA’s research into new battery technologies aims to cut costs, enhance manufacturing and advance technology for DLA’s battery supply chain.

April 20, 2016

DLA Research and Development: A Strategic Activity That Lives in an Operational Environment

DLA’s current Research and Development program focuses on end-to-end supply chain for traditional programs, but also looks at strategic priorities.

April 20, 2016

Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto

A variety of new technologies may someday help DLA employees work with less fatigue, greater efficiency and improved safety.

April 20, 2016

Rations: Better Seal, Longer Shelf Life

By improving the seals on food packaging, two DLA projects aim to prevent spoilage of battlefield meals, as well as increase variety and improve taste.