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  • Battlefield Communications

    December 2018

    U.S. Military Intends to Revamp Communications Networks

    The Defense Department has ambitious plans for creating new communications architectures to link its forces. But a number of hurdles stand in the way of that vision becoming reality.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2018

    Viewpoint: Pentagon Takes Big Step to Clarify Other Transaction Authority Rules

    By Richard L. Dunn
    Senior Pentagon leaders have been calling for increased innovation, speed and affordability in defense systems acquisition for some time. Occasionally they invoke other transaction authorities (OTAs) to accomplish those ends.
  • Navy News

    December 2018

    Navy Secretary States 'Wish List' For Arctic Operations

    The Navy needs to beef up its presence in the Arctic to counter potential adversaries, the service’s top civilian said Dec. 6.
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    December 2018

    Next-Gen Mine Warfare to Include Robotic Systems

    The future of mine warfare will include a mix of unmanned underwater, aerial and surface vehicles and will require new, out-of-the-box ideas from industry, a Navy official said recently.
  • Defense Department

    December 2018

    Supply Chain Must Deliver Uncompromised Systems

    By Parham Eftekhari and Drew Spaniel
    Warfare is no longer limited to either the physical or digital theater. Instead, adversaries ranging from script kiddies to nation-state sponsored advanced persistent threats have evolved to simultaneously launch asymmetric attack campaigns along digital, kinetic and hybrid vectors to undermine democracy, challenge moral values, alter public perceptions, compromise critical infrastructure, steal valuable intellectual property and exfiltrate sensitive information.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2018

    Justice Adopts Corporate Monitoring Policy

    By Brian D. Miller
    In an Oct. 11 memorandum, “Selection of Monitors in Criminal Division Matters,” Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski provided updated guidance on how the Department of Justice will monitor corporations that may have engaged in misconduct.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2018

    Association Building on a Strong Foundation

    In 1918, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent and an armistice went into effect in Central Europe, bringing an end to World War I combat operations.
  • Strategic Weapons

    December 2018

    INF Treaty Pullout Could Be Boon for Missile Makers

    The United States’ withdrawal from a landmark arms control agreement could open up major opportunities for the defense industry as the Pentagon seeks to counter Russia and China.
  • Maritime Security

    December 2018

    Coast Guard Launches Polar Communication Satellites

    Two Coast Guard demonstration satellites were launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California Dec. 3 with an eye toward building up a fleet of spacecraft dedicated to the sea service’s missions.
  • Missile Defense

    December 2018

    ‘Star Wars’ Redux: Experts Debate Reviving Strategic Defense Initiative

    It was 25 years ago when the Clinton administration announced the demise of the Strategic Defense Initiative, a Reagan era program which sought to create a shield against the Soviet Union’s intercontinental ballistic missiles.
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