Defense Horizons: Developing an Innovation- Based Ecosystem at the U.S. Department of Defense: Challenges and Opportunities [open pdf - 578KB]
"In today's knowledge-based global society, economic wealth, resources, information, and power are widely distributed, contributing to the emergence of new sources of disruptive innovation. While the importance of technology to military competitiveness is a broadly accepted fact, the role that the Department of Defense (DOD) plays in catalyzing the emergence of technology-based products with broad social and economic impact is somewhat less recognized."
DH No. 81
National Defense University Press: http://ndupress.ndu.edu/
Defense Horizons (May 2017)