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Composite materials offer opportunities for heterogeneous fabrication that supports new possibilities for signature reduction.
Work should move forward in all three areas now. All offer clear opportunities in the relatively near term, as well as promise for increased benefits in the longer term as the development of resources and increased attention drive the technologies toward maturity.