Connie Lee

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Connie Lee is an Editorial Assistant for National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    Russia Rolling Ahead with Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicles

    April 13, 2018

    Russia is moving forward with efforts to develop semi-autonomous unmanned ground vehicles that could be used in combat against U.S. and NATO forces, according to one expert.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    New Pentagon Robotics Roadmap to Call for More Interoperability

    April 11, 2018

    The Pentagon has completed a new roadmap for unmanned systems development and it will be released as soon as two new undersecretaries sign off on it, a department official said April 10.

  • Emerging Technologies

    Augmented Reality to Improve Drone Operations

    April 03, 2018

    First responders are using augmented reality technology from a California-based company to make their operations more efficient.

  • Air Power

    Company Introduces New Light Attack Aircraft

    April 02, 2018

    Members of Bronco Combat Systems USA have developed a two-crew precision strike aircraft based on a legacy platform, according to the company.

  • Army News

    Exclusive: AMC Commander Sees Supply Chain Improvements

    March 30, 2018

    The Army’s push to ensure that it has an adequate number of repair parts to support its units on the battlefield is “coming together,” according to the service’s top logistician.

  • Maritime Security

    Littoral Combat Ship Buy Could Affect Industrial Base

    March 29, 2018

    Industry and lawmakers are concerned that plans for the Navy’s littoral combat ship may not be able to sustain the shipbuilding industrial base, leaving vendors at a potential disadvantage for future frigate production.

  • Army News

    Army Acquisition Chief Revamping R&D Funding

    March 28, 2018

    The Army’s assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology is looking to aid the service’s modernization efforts by implementing new policies regarding research and development and intellectual property.

  • Army News

    Future Vertical Lift Program Looks at 'Advanced Teaming' With Drones

    March 28, 2018

    The Army’s Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team is integrating new unmanned aerial systems into its effort to create a family of rotary-wing aircraft, according to the group’s director.