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Intern Jim D'Andrea loads powdered nylon into a 3D Systems 3D printer at America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, Ohio, March 5, 2014. Along the banks of the Mahoning River in the struggling Ohio steel town of Youngstown sits a once-abandoned furniture warehouse that has been converted into a sleek new laboratory. Inside is a Silicon Valley-style workspace complete with open meeting areas and colorful stools. Several 3-D printers hum in the background, while engineers type computer codes that tell the machines how to create objects by layering materials. Picture taken on March 5, 2014. To match Feature USA-OBAMA/MANUFACTURING REUTERS/Jason Cohn

Past Event

The next defense technology revolution

July 31, 2015

On July 31, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion on the next defense technology revolution and how it will shape the future of the force, with particular focus on 3-D printing. This event was live-streamed at CSPAN.org »

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