Innovation to Shape, Prevent, and Prevail in Irregular Warfare


The IWTSD Identifies and develops capabilities for DOD and Interagency customers to conduct Irregular Warfare against all adversaries, including Great Power competitors and non-state actors.

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Connecting National Defense Needs With Advanced Technology


The IWTSD identifies and develops capabilities for DoD to conduct Irregular Warfare against all adversaries, including Great Power competitors and non-state actors, and to deliver those capabilities to DoD components and interagency partners through rapid research and development, advanced studies and technical innovation, and provision of support to U.S. military operations.

Using Innovation to Protect our Nation and Allies


The IWTSD constantly develops new technologies and pushes boundaries to secure the safety of the people

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A Unified Goal


International cooperation allows IWTSD to leverage foreign experience, expertise, resources, and infrastructure in a unified approach to counter irregular warfare adversaries for the benefit of all. Therefore, in addition to its domestic interagency efforts, IWTSD directly manages bilateral agreements with five partner countries: Australia, Canada, Israel, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

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Leaders across the country rely on IWTSD to deliver technical solutions that meet their defense needs

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