Stew Magnuson

Editor in Chief

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Stew Magnuson is the Editor in Chief of National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Navy News

    Navy to Industry: ‘It’s Not Your Data, It’s Ours’

    January 16, 2019

    The Navy is on a long journey to move from an analog to an all-digital force, but if it’s to see this goal through, it must own the operations and maintenance data its platforms collect, one of its senior leaders said Jan. 15.

  • Defense Department

    Section 809 Panel Final Report: Put Defense Acquisitions on ‘War Footing’ (UPDATED)

    January 15, 2019

    The Section 809 Panel — which has a congressional mandate to recommend changes to the way the Defense Department procures technology — released its final report Jan. 15, stating the department must put its antiquated acquisition system on a “war footing” if it is expected to keep ahead of adversaries’ technological advances.

  • Air Force News

    Air Force Accepts KC-46A Tanker from Boeing

    January 10, 2019

    After years of delays, the Air Force announced Jan. 10 that it has accepted for delivery the first of its new KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling tankers.

  • Training and Simulation

    Services Declare Breakthrough in LVC Training

    January 02, 2019

    Air Force and Navy officials are declaring success for a joint technology demonstration that tied jet fighters in the air with pilots operating simulators on the ground, who could all fly against computer-generated adversaries.

  • Services Declare Breakthrough in LVC Training
    Training and Simulation

    Services Declare Breakthrough in LVC Training

    January 02, 2019

    Air Force and Navy officials are declaring success for a joint technology demonstration that tied jet fighters in the air with pilots operating simulators on the ground, who could all fly against computer-generated adversaries.

  • Training and Simulation

    Trainers Helping EMTs in Rural Areas Hone Skills

    December 26, 2018

    Emergency medical technicians in rural areas are often volunteers and the small towns in which they serve don’t have a lot of funds for training.

  • Training and Simulation

    Trainers Helping EMTs in Rural Areas Hone Skills

    December 26, 2018

    Emergency medical technicians in rural areas are often volunteers and the small towns in which they serve don’t have a lot of funds for training.

  • Research and Development

    National Lab Aims to Upgrade Powerful X-Ray Machine

    December 20, 2018

    Argonne National Laboratory is seeking funds to upgrade the United States’ only high-powered X-ray facility.

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