Emerging TechnologiesAugust 18, 2017
The Defense Department is looking to equip a variety of aircraft with directed energy weapons in the coming years as the technology matures.
Navy NewsAugust 16, 2017
The Navy recently released a request for information from industry as it seeks to acquire a new frigate. Analysts are concerned that the service might not end up making the right cost and capability tradeoffs.
BudgetAugust 14, 2017
With just a few weeks remaining until the beginning of fiscal year 2018, topline spending on national defense is still up in the air.
SpaceAugust 07, 2017
The Air Force is requesting more funding for space technologies, and creating a new directorate to advocate for resources.
Missile DefenseAugust 03, 2017
The Defense Department is looking at non-traditional methods of deterring nuclear attacks and guarding against ballistic missile threats, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Aug. 3.
Defense DepartmentAugust 02, 2017
The Pentagon released a report Aug. 2 detailing plans to reorganize the bureaucracy that oversees the acquisition of military technologies.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsJuly 26, 2017
Advances in artificial intelligence could help the U.S. military exploit information gathered from social media, the chief of staff of the Air Force said July 26.
Strategic WeaponsJuly 20, 2017
The Air Force has ambitious plans for modernizing the air leg of the nation’s nuclear arsenal. But questions remain as to whether enough funding will be available for the service to meet its goals.