Yasmin Tadjdeh

Senior Editor

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Yasmin Tadjdeh is the Senior Editor for National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Special Operations

    SOCOM Pursuing ‘Hyper-Enabled Operator’ Technologies

    May 22, 2018

    Special Operations Command is launching a new effort to develop “hyper-enabled operator” technologies that will give service members enhanced capabilities, said the director of the command’s science and technology office May 22.

  • Special Operations

    Annual SOFIC Conference Kicks Off in Tampa

    May 21, 2018

    Special operators and industry have gathered in Tampa, Florida, to discuss technology needs as Special Operations Command prepares to play a key role in potential future missions against advanced adversaries.

  • Infotech

    NGA Investing in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence Technology

    May 11, 2018

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is investing in machine learning technologies as it grapples with a deluge of data, said the agency’s deputy director May 10.

  • Special Operations

    SOCOM Tapping into Biotechnology

    May 10, 2018

    New tools — from nutritional supplements to wearable technology — could give commandos the edge on the battlefield by giving them increased performance.

  • Special Operations

    SOCOM Investing in New Tech to Counter Drones

    May 09, 2018

    Unmanned aerial systems are becoming cheaper and more powerful. The military is investing in technologies to counter systems employed by adversaries that could carry deadly payloads. Special Operations Command is developing counter-UAS platforms that can be used by dismounted special operators.

  • Special Operations

    Special Operations Command Beefing Up Communications

    May 08, 2018

    With special operators deployed across the globe, the need to communicate securely and reliably is of top importance.

  • Training and Simulation

    Army Kicks Off Simulation and Gaming 'Feedback Sprint'

    May 08, 2018

    The Army launched an industry day and “feedback sprint” May 8 to gather feedback from industry for a forthcoming program to manage the service’s training systems.

  • Space

    Pentagon Pushing to Transition Space Technologies Past the 'Valley of Death'

    May 04, 2018

    As the Defense Department seeks to implement the Trump administration's recently developed national space strategy, officials aim to transition emerging technologies from the research-and-development phase into programs of record faster.