Battlefield CommunicationsDecember 01, 2017
The Army sees its tactical command posts as a major battlefield vulnerability as potential adversaries become better at locating and destroying them.
Training and SimulationNovember 29, 2017
Navy researchers and program managers are excited about the prospects of integrating emerging virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies into their training systems but say the quality of the systems are not where they need to be yet.
Training and SimulationNovember 28, 2017
Keeping pace with the worldwide rollout of the F-35, nations flying the fifth-generation joint strike fighter will soon be receiving state-of-the-art simulators to train its pilots and maintainers, a representative of the aircraft’s manufacturer Lockheed Martin said Nov. 28.
Emerging TechnologiesNovember 28, 2017
It was only a few short years after the hot air balloon was invented in the 1780s when someone had the idea to send one up over a battlefield and observe enemy troop movements.
Acquisition ProgramsNovember 16, 2017
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson lauded a proposed boost in the budget for space programs, but had little to say when asked about language in the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that calls for the service to give up some of its power over space programs.
Emerging TechnologiesNovember 15, 2017
A recent list showing the United States losing out to China on the ranking of the world’s fastest supercomputers has one former national security scientist concerned.
Strategic WeaponsNovember 14, 2017
When the Air Force chief of staff told Gen. Robin Rand that he was going to lead Global Strike Command and that this job would include oversight of NC3, he didn’t immediately know what the acronym meant.
Acquisition ProgramsOctober 31, 2017
Army leaders came to the service’s biggest conference of the year in Washington, D.C., with one central message: “We’re going to fix our broken acquisition system.”