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Projects

What We Do

The Rapid Equipping Force harnesses current and emerging technologies to provide immediate solutions to the urgent challenges of U.S. Army Forces deployed globally. The REF supports priority equipping efforts over a wide range of challenges including solutions for subterranean operations, electronic warfare, unmanned and counter-unmanned aerial systems, intelligence, and expeditionary force protection. The REF leverages existing technology to meet urgent needs, while also informing materiel development for the future force.