ShipbuildingDecember 08, 2017
The Pentagon could save money by jettisoning plans for future Ford-class aircraft carriers and pursuing alternatives. But doing so would require capability tradeoffs and a reconsideration of operating concepts, analysts said.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsDecember 07, 2017
Defense Department spending plans portend a rise in funding for robotic systems in the coming years, according to a recent report by the Bard College Center for the Study of the Drone.
Defense DepartmentDecember 05, 2017
President Donald Trump’s controversial “America First” policies were a major focus of discussions Dec. 2 at the Reagan National Defense Forum, as government officials and industry executives took stock of what has happened during his first year in office.
Defense DepartmentDecember 04, 2017
Members of Congress who attended the Reagan National Defense Forum Dec. 2 sounded a pessimistic note about the prospects for reaching a budget deal for fiscal year 2018 before the latest continuing resolution expires.
Training and SimulationNovember 28, 2017
Under pressure to save money while speeding up the acquisition of cutting-edge technologies, the Army is turning to online gaming to help develop and test new capabilities.
Training and SimulationNovember 27, 2017
As the Army looks for better ways to prepare soldiers for large scale and multi-domain battle against advanced adversaries, service leaders are trying to accelerate the creation of a new synthetic training environment.
Training and SimulationNovember 17, 2017
Funding for live, virtual, constructive training programs will remain on an upward trajectory as the U.S. military looks for less expensive ways to prepare troops for battle, one analyst said.
Strategic WeaponsNovember 03, 2017
As potential adversaries enhance their long-range weapons, the United States is moving forward with plans to bolster its own global strike capabilities. The stakes are high as officials try to keep their programs on time and on budget.