Air Force NewsSeptember 20, 2018
The Air Force is taking steps to help its leaders wrap their heads around the new complex world of multi-domain operations, where war takes place in not only land, sea and air, but space and cyber space, and against peer competitors determined to degrade or disrupt their communications.
Air Force NewsSeptember 17, 2018
“The Air Force is too small for what the nation expects of us,” Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson said Sept. 17 in a keynote speech kicking off the year’s biggest conference devoted to the service.
Air PowerSeptember 14, 2018
The scenario military thinkers propose would double the number of jet fighters in a typical battle formation from four to eight. But instead of the additional aircraft being identical to an F-35 joint strike fighter, or F-15E Strike Eagle, they are low-cost, unmanned jets.
Science and Engineering TechnologySeptember 14, 2018
It has been nearly 20 years since the STEM acronym entered the public consciousness. Science, technology, engineering and math. The alarm was sounded: the nation was not doing a good enough job producing the expertise needed to fill jobs in these fields.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsSeptember 11, 2018
The boom in artificial intelligence and big data science has left many companies scrambling to find expertise in these burgeoning fields and competing over a small pool of talent.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsSeptember 07, 2018
The Defense Research Projects Agency will spend $2 billion over the next five years on the “AI Next” program to advance the science of artificial intelligence, its director announced Sept. 7, the final day of the organization’s 60th anniversary celebration.
CBRNSeptember 06, 2018
Directed energy weapons intended to disrupt or damage their victims’ brains were the most likely source of a series of mysterious attacks singling out U.S. personnel assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba in 2017, three doctors involved in the investigation have told National Defense in exclusive interviews.
Research and DevelopmentSeptember 05, 2018
The director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said in order for the organization to meet the high expectations of the nation, and to uphold its reputation as a purveyor of cutting edge technology it must evolve.