About Defense Systems & Assessments

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Defense Systems & Assessments supports guardians of peace and freedom on the battlefield and in the laboratory by applying engineering, science, and technology solutions to deter, detect, defeat, and defend threats to our national security.

We analyze and exploit the vulnerabilities of our adversaries and develop innovative systems, sensors, and technologies for defense communities.

Research and development performed in the effort to rapidly mature technologies for real-world applications is driven by four cross-cutting initiatives; integrated domain awareness and precision response; space; cyber; and technology surprise. Sandia's accomplishments in these areas are numerous, but among them are these noteworthy successes.