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Defense Department Awards University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics Contract 
The Department of Defense announced it will be awarding Texas A&M University's Engineering Experiment Station $20 million per year over a 5-year period to establish and manage a University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH). Dated October 26, 2020

Message to Defense Industry Base
Memorandum from The Honorable Mark T. Esper, Secretary of Defense, dated July 17, 2020

Undersecretary of Defense (A&S) and CEO of IDFC Sign Memorandum of Agreement
Transcript from The Honorable Ellen Lord, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S) and Adam Boehler, CEO, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, dated June 22, 2020

Guidance for the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce
Memorandum from The Honorable Ellen Lord, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S), dated March 20, 2020

Addressing Cybersecurity Oversight as Part of a Contractor's Purchasing System Review
Memorandum from The Honorable Ellen Lord, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S), dated January 21, 2019 

Defense Energy Resilience Program
Presentation by Ariel Castillo, Ph.D., Director, Installation Energy Resilience, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy), August 20 – 22, 2019

“Interim Policy and Guidance for the Use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) in Support of Materiel Sustainment” 
Directive-type Memorandum (DTM)-19-006 from The Honorable Ellen Lord, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S), dated March 21, 2019

DoD Small Business Strategy
Signed by The Honorable Mark T. Esper, Secretary of Defense, dated October 2019

Energy Storage at DOD 
Presentation by Oliver Fritz, Principal Director, Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Energy), August 20 – 22, 2019

Measuring Success in Resilience
Presentation by Ariel Castillo, Ph.D., Director, Installation Energy Resilience, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Energy), August 20 – 22, 2019