Yasmin Tadjdeh

Staff Writer

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Yasmin Tadjdeh is a Staff Writer for National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Maritime Security

    U.S., Canada Team on Project for Icebreaker

    August 15, 2017

    With the United States facing the imminent retirement of its sole operational heavy-duty polar icebreaker, the U.S. Coast Guard is teaming with Canadian researchers to help conduct tests that will inform requirements for a new vessel.

  • Maritime Security

    Northrop Eyes Contracts for Minesweeping Payload

    August 08, 2017

    As governments around the globe seek to modernize their mine countermeasure systems, Northrop Grumman is hoping to sell its AQS-24B payload, which is already employed by the U.S. Navy.

  • Global Defense Market

    European Military Aviation Market Expected to Grow

    August 02, 2017

    Pressure from the United States coupled with rising security threats are driving increased military spending in Europe.

  • Land Forces

    Army Looking at Leap-Ahead Technologies for Next-Generation Tank (UPDATED)

    July 28, 2017

    The Army is looking into potentially fielding a new tank as the threat of mechanized warfare around the globe continues, the chief of staff of the Army said July 27.

  • Land Forces

    Battlefield 2050: Army Prepares for Future Fights

    July 26, 2017

    Looking toward the battlefields of the future, soldiers can expect to see multi-domain threats, operations in complex terrain, hybrid strategies from the enemy and possibly face weapons of mass destruction, according to a new Army study.

  • Infotech

    ONR Chief: Navy, Marine Corps Must ‘Amp Up’ Tech Development

    July 21, 2017

    The Navy and Marine Corps must increase the speed of fielding new technology if they want to keep up with global competition, the chief of naval research said July 20.

  • Strategic Weapons

    No Wiggle Room in Schedule For Columbia-Class Submarine

    July 21, 2017

    Work is underway to replace the sea-based leg of the United States’ nuclear triad, but officials have said there is no further room for schedule slippage as the decommissioning of legacy submarines looms.

  • Maritime Security

    DARPA Awards Contract for Sub-Hunting Technology

    July 18, 2017

    BAE Systems was awarded a $4.6 million contract through a Pentagon research agency to help submarines better detect and identify other submerged vessels without sacrificing its own stealth, the company announced July 18.