About

Armed with Science is a daily blog site for the Department of Defense that incorporates print, video, and social media assets from more than 50 scientific organizations across the Federal government. These efforts were recognized with the 2009 APEX Award for Publication Excellence and the PR News Nonprofit PR Award.

2014 50 Must-Read Federal IT Blogs BadgeIn 2014, the Department of Defense named Armed with Science as one of the top three defense blogs, appealing to interests for both internal and external audiences.  FedTech Magazine named Armed with Science one of their 50 Must-Read Federal Government IT Blogs of 2013. Armed with Science was again named as one of the Top 50 Must-Read Federal IT Blogs of 2014, alongside the likes of Politico, FedScoop and the White House Office of Science and Technology Blog.

From the FedTechMagaine.com website: 

Forget what you think you know about science blogs. This Defense Department blog chronicles cutting-edge projects led by DOD and its partner organizations. From stories about wearable tech suits to virus-zapping robots, there’s plenty to keep readers engaged and coming back for more.

This science and technology blog provides a better conduit to celebrate those men and women involved in cutting-edge research and development at the Department of Defense.  In the spirit of science, the blog will also be an “experiment in progress,” exploring new social technologies to better engage the public and continually evolving to meet the needs of our audience.

Armed with Science is dedicated to discussing the science, innovation and technology that is shaping the future of the force every day.  Blog posts are engaging and encourage open discussion about the amazing contributions the Department of Defense is providing to the world of science. SCIENCE MATTERS!

Do you want to be a part of the conversation?  Put in a request for a topic or person of interest: ArmedWithScienceDMA@mail.mil

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