DHS S&T Posts 17 R&D Needs in Annual Long Range Broad Agency Announcement

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) posted the annual release of the Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA), an open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to propose novel ideas that address DHS Components’ highest priority operational needs. The 2021 announcement includes 17 research and development topics, with the solutions enabling S&T to advance innovative scientific research, develop unique prototypes, and modify and assess mature technologies for homeland security missions.

“Our Nation’s Homeland security needs are ever-evolving, and to remain agile, DHS counts on its partners in the private sector to access the latest technologies,” said Dusty Lang, DHS S&T LRBAA program manager. “S&T’s LRBAA is a flexible mechanism that allows DHS to swiftly identify submissions-of-interest to pursue innovative solutions with industry in an efficient way.”

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Source: U.S. Department Of Homeland Security