Yasmin Tadjdeh

Senior Editor

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Yasmin Tadjdeh is the Senior Editor for National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Shipbuilding

    Lockheed Boosting Capabilities of Littoral Combat Ship

    November 16, 2018

    Lockheed Martin is working on several littoral combat ship modernization efforts that will give the vessels increased lethality and survivability, a company executive Nov. 15.

  • Land Forces

    Military Looking to Modernize Bomb Disposal Technology

    November 09, 2018

    Despite great power competition shifting the U.S. military’s gaze from counterterrorism to peer adversaries such as Russia and China, there will still be a need to maintain and modernize its explosive ordnance disposal technology, officials have said.

  • Cyber

    Analysts Laud New Federal Cyber Strategies

    November 01, 2018

    With high-tech adversaries increasingly targeting U.S. government networks, two recently released cybersecurity strategies are a step in the right direction, experts have said. The National Cyber Strategy and a summary of the Defense Department’s Cyber Strategy were both released in September. The documents provided high-level objectives for the Pentagon and other federal agencies to better wrap their arms around cybersecurity issues.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    Annual Naval Exercise Showcases Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Capabilities

    October 25, 2018

    Along the coast of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, members of industry, academia and the Navy recently experimented with unmanned underwater vehicles that officials believe could one day prove key in future naval skirmishes.

  • Marine Corps News

    Marine Corps Pushing for More Technology Experimentation

    October 18, 2018

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Increased experimentation will be key to future success as the military faces great power competition, said the new commanding general of Marine Corps Combat Development Command Oct. 16.

  • Navy News

    Navy to Roll Out First Comprehensive Education Study in 100 Years

    October 17, 2018

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Department of the Navy will soon roll out a comprehensive study meant to review how the service educates sailors and Marines, said the undersecretary of the Navy Oct. 16.

  • Navy News

    Geurts: Navy Must Increase ‘Pivot Speed’ For Expeditionary Warfare

    October 16, 2018

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Expeditionary warfare will be key to success in future battles, but in order to ensure overmatch, the U.S. military must increase its ability to quickly adapt to new threats, said the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Oct. 16.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    Algorithmic Warfare: Army Researchers Chart AI Course

    October 15, 2018

    The Army’s Research, Development and Engineering Command is laying the groundwork for its artificial intelligence plans with a newly crafted strategy.