Special OperationsMay 20, 2019
It was six years ago at SOFIC in Tampa, Florida, when then-Special Operations Command Commander Navy Adm. William H. McRaven first mentioned a technology development program that would go on to be popularly known as the “Iron Man suit.”
Army NewsMay 17, 2019
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Army’s ambitious plan to re-create the world in fine resolution for its new training and simulation program will include the inside of buildings, a researcher working on the program said May 15.
Global Defense MarketMay 15, 2019
STOCKHOLM, Sweden —The U.K. Ministry of Defence’s two-year-old technology accelerator is seeking applicants to help it solve a variety of military and security problems and has dispersed nearly 58 million pounds in contracts during its short existence, its leader said May 15.
Army NewsMay 14, 2019
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Army office in charge of developing training and simulation systems is creating a “cyber range” in Orlando, Florida, where those engaged in network offense and defense can hone their skills.
Global Defense MarketMay 14, 2019
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — A five nation deep-snow exercise that took place in April across the northern part of Scandinavia showed both the importance of allied nations training together and the increasing importance of brigades in modern warfare, the leader of the Swedish army said May 14.
Undersea WarfareMay 13, 2019
Sweden — Potential adversaries have taken note of how effective improvised explosive devices were in Iraq and Afghanistan and may try the same tactics at sea, naval leaders said May 13. “Mines are a type of asymmetric warfare. They are cheap. They are easy to place. They’re a nuisance and they are out there,” Frank DiGiovanni, deputy director of the expeditionary warfare division of the U.S. Navy, said at the Undersea Defense Technology symposium in Stockholm, Sweden. And they are not just a military problem as they can threaten commercial sea traffic and impede free trade, he added.
Maritime SecurityMay 07, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Development of the Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine is still on track, but the real test will come in five years when the service is producing two different types of subs at the same time, a senior Navy official said May 7.
SpaceMay 06, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence promised that the controversial proposal to create a separate but equal new branch of the military — a U.S. space force —will soon come to pass.