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Update, April 10, 2019: The Department of Defense has reportedly declined to renew the overall contract for the JASON panel. See: Update, April 25, 2019: The National Nuclear Security Administration is reportedly preparing to take over the JASON contract. See: Update, May 8, 2019:

JASON Defense Advisory Panel Reports

JASON is an independent scientific advisory group that provides consulting services to the U.S. government on matters of defense science and technology. It was established in 1960.

JASON typically performs most of its work during an annual summer study, and has conducted studies under contract to the Department of Defense (frequently DARPA and the U.S. Navy), the Department of Energy, the U.S. Intelligence Community, and the FBI. Approximately half of the resulting JASON reports are unclassified.

A selection of unclassified JASON studies is offered below.

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Updated May 8, 2019