|Brian Taylor||10/25/2016 4:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/25/2016 4:20 PM|
The Navy is preparing to unveil a new unmanned systems strategy that will guide it as it invests in aerial, surface and underwater robots, said the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for unmanned systems Oct. 25.
|Sandra Erwin||10/25/2016 8:40 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/25/2016 8:52 AM|
As the nation prepares to elect a new president, speculation is swirling in the defense sector about the prospect of a budget deal next year that could end mandatory caps on government civilian and military spending.
|Sandra Erwin||10/23/2016 4:07 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/24/2016 7:29 AM|
Pentagon Procurement Chief Fires Back at Critics, Hails Performance of Defense Acquisitions
|Sandra Erwin||10/20/2016 2:21 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2016 2:23 PM|
Testing the Waters: Navy Takes Cautious Steps With Autonomous Ships
|Vivienne Machi||10/19/2016 3:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2016 4:21 PM|
The often overlooked field of human performance monitoring is one of several cutting-edge technologies the Air Force Research Laboratory is focusing on — along with autonomous systems, hypersonics, electronic warfare and more — as part of the department-wide third offset strategy, the lab's commander said Oct. 19.
|Stew Magnuson||10/18/2016 4:53 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/18/2016 4:56 PM|
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will transfer to the Air Force a powerful Earth-based telescope capable of tracking thousands of objects in a wide expanse of space, the agency announced Oct. 18.
|Sandra Erwin||10/17/2016 9:24 AM||1|| ||Approved||10/17/2016 9:26 AM|
Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe has been challenged in recent years to deal with dramatic changes in the defense market, and has moved to buy up other companies in an effort to supplement the imagery business with increasingly lucrative intelligence and analysis services.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/14/2016 4:38 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/14/2016 4:47 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Marine Corps is looking for a slew of new technologies that will better equip the infantry of the future with better, more capable devices and weapons.
|Vivienne Machi||10/13/2016 4:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 4:53 PM|
An office established by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to build bridges between the U.S. military and commercial technology hubs awarded $36.3 million in contracts in the last quarter of fiscal year 2016, the director told reporters Oct. 13.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/13/2016 3:40 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 3:52 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Adversaries such as Russia and China are increasingly challenging the United States’ dominance of the seas, said the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command Oct. 12.
|Vivienne Machi||10/13/2016 2:26 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 2:27 PM|
Lockheed Martin revealed Oct. 13 the subcontracting team that will help it compete for the U.S. Air Force's program to develop the next generation of nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles.
|Vivienne Machi||10/12/2016 2:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2016 2:13 PM|
The senior State Department official for East Asia said Oct. 12 that anti-missile programs — like the planned terminal high altitude area defense (THAAD) system in South Korea — could prove successful in deterring North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions.
|Brian Taylor||10/12/2016 8:47 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2016 4:33 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Marine Corps has for years emphasized the need to return to its seafaring roots, but as it faces potential peer or near peer competitors, it will have to prepare for full-spectrum war, said a top service official Oct. 11.
|Sandra Erwin||10/11/2016 9:40 AM||8|| ||Approved||10/11/2016 9:43 AM|
The Defense Department is challenging manufacturers of military equipment to loosen their grip on intellectual property.
|Sandra Erwin||10/7/2016 3:22 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/7/2016 3:27 PM|
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/6/2016 4:54 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/6/2016 5:00 PM|
At one of the United States’ largest defense shows, members of industry showed off new unmanned and counter-unmanned systems that could be used by militaries around the world.
|Vivienne Machi||10/6/2016 3:55 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/6/2016 4:01 PM|
As the U.S. Army looks to lighten the weight of soldiers' body armor, the defense industry has developed tape-like fabrics, lighter ceramic plates and flexible thermoplastic sheets to help bring the weight down.
|Brian Taylor||10/5/2016 1:49 PM||4|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:56 PM|
Russia is making bold moves to both degrade U.S. military power and damage its democratic institutions, experts at a panel said Oct. 5.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/5/2016 1:27 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:34 PM|
The United States faces a myriad of threats from around the world including terrorism and cyber attacks. The commander of U.S. Army North — which is tasked with keeping the homeland safe — is concerned that an adversary may one day try and strike the country as it is recovering from a natural disaster, he said Oct. 7.
|Brian Taylor||10/5/2016 12:55 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:00 PM|
The Army is still mulling the final requirements for the mobile protected firepower vehicle as it examines what industry has to offer, service officials said Oct. 4.
|Brian Taylor||10/4/2016 5:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 7:37 AM|
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, looking 25 years ahead, said the force will have to be radically different than it is today if it is to prevail in the battles of the future.
|Brian Taylor||10/4/2016 3:11 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/4/2016 3:16 PM|
The Defense Department is jettisoning the Air-Land Battle and Air-Sea Battle concepts in favor of a new “multi-domain battle” construct, Pentagon officials said at a conference Oct. 4.
|Brian Taylor||10/3/2016 5:36 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/4/2016 2:20 PM|
As the Army looks to fly Apaches and Chinooks through the 2060s, program officials and manufacturer Boeing are focusing on modifications to make the aircraft faster, stronger and technologically advanced.
|Sandra Erwin||10/3/2016 4:26 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/3/2016 4:50 PM|
Army spending on new equipment has plunged, and there is no sign of a turnaround. The question now confronting Army leaders is how to build a force to fight increasingly complex wars, and do it on a tight budget.
|Sandra Erwin||9/27/2016 9:13 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/27/2016 9:20 AM|
As the Pentagon makes it increasingly clear that unmanned technology will be a linchpin of future warfare, contractors have taken the plunge, partnered with or acquired commercial firms in this sector in hopes of capturing future Defense Department contracts.
|Stew Magnuson||9/23/2016 11:33 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/23/2016 11:42 AM|
Rockwell Collins, maker of the F-35 joint strike fighter’s helmet mounted display system, will begin delivering a lighter version of the system next year, company executives said in a recent interview.
|Vivienne Machi||9/22/2016 4:46 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 4:47 PM|
A lack of reliable data makes it difficult to estimate the price tag of building a new intercontinental ballistic missile, the head of the Pentagon’s cost assessment and program evaluation office said Sept. 22.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||9/22/2016 3:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 3:41 PM|
Bell Helicopter — co-manufacturer of the V-22 Osprey — unveiled a concept for a new unmanned tilt-rotor aircraft that the company aims to sell to the Marine Corps, Bell executives said Sept. 22.
|Brian Taylor||9/22/2016 11:28 AM||2|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 12:01 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Startup companies and young entrepreneurs were largely absent from the Air Force Association’s air, space and cyber conference this week, an issue that came to a head Sept. 21 during a discussion among the Air Force’s top officers.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 4:44 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force may soon conduct experiments with a light attack aircraft that could conduct close-air-support missions and supplement existing warplanes — such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II, service acquisition officials said Sept. 21.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 4:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 9:09 AM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Despite big investments in new Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies, senior service leaders said Sept. 21 that they still need more sensors to tell them what is happening in their battlespaces.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 3:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 3:20 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — The Air Force must help develop new battle management networks and operating concepts as the Pentagon seeks to stay ahead of advanced adversaries, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work said Sept. 21.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 12:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 1:13 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force and prime contractor Lockheed Martin are currently working on a fix for faulty cooling lines that grounded more than a dozen F-35A joint strike fighters only a month after being declared combat ready, officials said Sept. 20.
|Sandra Erwin||9/21/2016 8:41 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 8:42 AM|
SOCOM Invests in Mobile App That Gives Commanders Front Row View of the Battlefield
|Brian Taylor||9/20/2016 9:55 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/20/2016 9:56 AM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – The commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, charged with maintaining the capability to strike targets with nuclear or conventional weapons anywhere in the world, is worried about threats closer to home.
|Stew Magnuson||9/20/2016 9:33 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/20/2016 9:36 AM|
Senior Air Force officials involved in the development of the B-21 Raider long-range bomber expressed little interest in developing an unmanned version of the aircraft.
|Brian Taylor||9/19/2016 2:32 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/19/2016 2:37 PM|
Lockheed Martin’s T-50A would be the best fit — cost and capability-wise — to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging jet trainer system fleet as a fully tested, proven aircraft, company representatives said Sept. 19.
|Brian Taylor||9/19/2016 12:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/19/2016 12:21 PM|
Calling a continuing resolution on the fiscal year 2017 budget "all but a certainty at this point," Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said Sept.19 if an impasse in Congress extended into next year, it would cause severe damage to its campaign in the Middle East and beyond.
|Vivienne Machi||9/15/2016 3:19 PM||3|| ||Approved||9/15/2016 3:23 PM|
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Boeing Co. is hoping that upgrades and international sales of its legendary F/A-18E and F-15 aircraft — as well as an upcoming Air Force trainer program — will keep its jet fighter production lines humming well into the next decade, company executives said Sept. 12.
|Vivienne Machi||9/15/2016 11:45 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/15/2016 11:55 AM|
ON BOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT — As the Defense Department faces massive nuclear modernization bills, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter sees opportunities to beat current cost estimates.
|Vivienne Machi||9/14/2016 10:02 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/14/2016 1:28 PM|
The Pentagon is establishing a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental outpost in Austin, Texas, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced Sept. 14.
|Brian Taylor||9/13/2016 4:21 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/14/2016 6:58 AM|
SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. officials are considering whether the management structure of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command should be modified so that they are not as closely intertwined, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Sept. 13.
|Brian Taylor||9/13/2016 2:43 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/13/2016 3:04 PM|
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Boeing Co. unveiled its T-X prototype Sept. 13, giving the public a first taste of what it plans to offer the U.S. Air Force for its new jet fighter trainer system.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||9/12/2016 4:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/12/2016 4:06 PM|
The Navy is paying less attention to the Arctic than it should as the service contends with a constrained budget and obligations in other parts of the world, said the chief of naval operations Sept. 12.
|Sandra Erwin||9/12/2016 3:15 PM||2|| ||Approved||9/12/2016 3:17 PM|
Collapse in Defense R&D Spending Hits Contractors Hard
|Sandra Erwin||9/8/2016 3:50 PM||2|| ||Approved||9/8/2016 3:54 PM|
Had the government laid down rules on intellectual property rights in the original F-35 joint strike fighter contract, the Pentagon could have avoided massive expenditures over the projected 50-year life of the program, the program executive officer has said.
|Vivienne Machi||9/8/2016 3:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/8/2016 3:25 PM|
A secretive Pentagon office is aggressively developing a swarming micro-drone technology that could soon be transitioned to the Air Force, the office’s director said Sept. 8.
|Vivienne Machi||9/7/2016 6:44 PM||2|| ||Approved||9/7/2016 6:45 PM|
Air Force Challenges Pentagon Cost Estimate of Next-Generation Nuclear Missiles
|Sandra Erwin||9/5/2016 8:44 AM||2|| ||Approved||9/5/2016 8:46 AM|
Military Turns to Online Auctions to Unload Unwanted Gear
|Stew Magnuson||9/2/2016 8:29 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/2/2016 8:41 AM|
The joint office in change of protecting U.S. armed forces against chemical and biological attacks has established a challenge prize to help it incorporate advanced technologies into its new protective gear.
|Vivienne Machi||9/1/2016 12:26 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/1/2016 12:45 PM|
The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity is looking to develop several surveillance technologies that can help federal agencies prevent terrorist and, in some cases, cyber attacks, its director said Sept. 1.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/31/2016 2:10 PM||1|| ||Approved||8/31/2016 2:32 PM|
An Army office with a mission to quickly put new capabilities into the hands of soldiers was launched Aug. 31, the service announced.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/30/2016 2:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/30/2016 3:20 PM|
The Marine Corps is working toward the day when it could equip an F-35B joint strike fighter with a directed energy weapon, a top service official said Aug. 30.
|Vivienne Machi||8/29/2016 3:38 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/29/2016 3:43 PM|
It is difficult to forecast how much money Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump would want to spend on the military if elected president, defense budget experts said Aug. 29.
|Vivienne Machi||8/26/2016 11:23 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/1/2016 12:03 PM|
The Army needs to ensure that more robust oversight mechanisms are in place as it performs major upgrades to the Patriot surface-to-air missile system during the next five years, an Aug. 25 Government Accountability Office report found.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/25/2016 4:32 PM||3|| ||Approved||8/25/2016 4:34 PM|
As the Pentagon steps up its effort to streamline its acquisition strategy and cut bureaucratic red tape, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the Defense Department must learn from the private sector.
|Stew Magnuson||8/24/2016 3:59 PM||6|| ||Approved||8/24/2016 4:04 PM|
The Government Accountability Office said in an Aug. 24 report that the Air Force and Defense Department don’t possess the necessary information needed to make wise decisions about the A-10 Thunderbolt II divestment.
|Vivienne Machi||8/24/2016 3:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/24/2016 3:44 PM|
Budget gridlock will likely continue regardless of whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the 2016 U.S. presidential election, defense analysts told reporters Aug. 24.
|Stew Magnuson||8/24/2016 2:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/6/2016 2:43 PM|
The Air Force and contractor Rockwell Collins have completed a series of recent live tests for a powerful new communications system that will allow aircraft to exchange large amounts of data over high frequency channels without the need for satellite links.
|Vivienne Machi||8/22/2016 9:14 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/22/2016 10:00 AM|
Raytheon has been awarded a subcontract valued at up to $104 million to modernize the ground segment for the RQ-4 Global Hawk, an unmanned aerial vehicle used by the U.S. Air Force for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/19/2016 11:37 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/19/2016 11:47 AM|
NEWPORT, R.I. — In Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, unmanned underwater vehicles bobbed up and down during a three-day exercise designed to test cutting edge technologies for the Navy. The drones ranged from systems that could fit in a backpack to vehicles that required cranes to drop them into the sea.
|Brian Taylor||8/18/2016 3:21 PM||2|| ||Approved||8/18/2016 3:28 PM|
The Navy and its industry partners are faced with major design challenges as they seek to develop a dual-mission, carrier-launched drone, the commander of Naval Air Forces said Aug. 18.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/17/2016 12:14 PM||1|| ||Approved||8/17/2016 1:11 PM|
The Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office, which will aim to quickly field technology and get it in the hands of soldiers, is nearing its debut, said the undersecretary of the Army Aug.16.
|Sandra Erwin||8/17/2016 11:24 AM||2|| ||Approved||8/17/2016 11:25 AM|
With deployment commitments on the rise, neither the Air Force nor the Navy has nearly enough fighter aircraft or pilots to sustain training squadrons.
|Vivienne Machi||8/17/2016 10:46 AM||2|| ||Approved||8/17/2016 10:47 AM|
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Raytheon is positioning itself to offer key missile defense assets that fill coverage gaps on the U.S. Navy’s littoral combat ships and new frigates, including upgraded surface-to-air missiles and new anti-ship and land attack missiles.
|Sandra Erwin||8/14/2016 1:31 PM||2|| ||Approved||8/14/2016 1:46 PM|
Crewless Ships in the Navy: Not If, But When
|Sandra Erwin||8/12/2016 1:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/12/2016 1:38 PM|
Big buyers of battlefield robots like the Army are examining new ways to use these systems but are finding that much of the inventory acquired over the past decade is far from cutting edge.
|Vivienne Machi||8/10/2016 4:35 PM||1|| ||Approved||8/15/2016 10:31 AM|
Congressional failure to pass a budget for fiscal year 2017 could derail the KC-46A Pegasus tanker program and potentially force the Air Force to reopen the contract with Boeing, the service’s top official said Aug. 10.
|Stew Magnuson||8/10/2016 2:28 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/10/2016 2:29 PM|
The ground control portion of the next-generation Global Positioning System, which is currently under a Pentagon review because of cost overruns and delays, is now on a path to “solid execution," said a Raytheon Co. executive Aug. 10.
|Vivienne Machi||8/9/2016 2:47 PM||1|| ||Approved||8/9/2016 2:56 PM|
While the ground forces are in relatively good shape after receiving $5 billion from Congress to reset their equipment, the same can’t be said of the Marine Corps service’s air component, according to the service's commandant.
|Sandra Erwin||8/8/2016 9:46 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/8/2016 9:46 AM|
The Pentagon is attacking the cybersecurity problem with everything from traditional computer defenses to newer tools to help ward off threats from insiders.
|Vivienne Machi||8/4/2016 3:15 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/4/2016 3:30 PM|
The Defense Department could learn from the commercial sector when it comes to managing the increasingly "congested and contested" electromagnetic spectrum, a senior official said Aug. 4.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/4/2016 3:14 PM||5|| ||Approved||8/4/2016 3:15 PM|
Adversaries could target U.S. military energy sources as a means to disrupt cyber operations, the secretary of the Air Force said Aug. 4.
|Brian Taylor||8/3/2016 12:30 PM||1|| ||Approved||8/3/2016 12:34 PM|
The Defense Department's push to develop leap ahead technology known as the "third offset strategy" must include ground forces, an Army official said Aug. 3.
|Vivienne Machi||8/3/2016 11:41 AM||1|| ||Approved||8/4/2016 9:48 AM|
Improvised explosive devices continue to be one of the greatest threats facing troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, the director of the Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Agency said Aug. 2.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/1/2016 4:44 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/1/2016 4:45 PM|
A contract to develop the Afghan National Army’s capacity to maintain its growing fleet of vehicles has more than doubled in cost, reaching a total of $423 million, a recent Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction report found.
|Sandra Erwin||8/1/2016 10:15 AM||3|| ||Approved||8/1/2016 10:19 AM|
Small Businesses Allege Unfair Contracting Practices in Professional Services Market
|Vivienne Machi||7/27/2016 2:28 PM||3|| ||Approved||7/27/2016 2:33 PM|
Contractors could play a major role in efforts to stabilize and rebuild cities in Iraq and Syria after they are recaptured from the Islamic State, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told reporters during a visit to Fort Bragg, North Carolina July 27.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/26/2016 4:49 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 6:28 PM|
Whoever becomes the next president of the United States will have to make tough choices about which conflicts the military engages in over the coming years while simultaneously dealing with dwindling resources, foreign policy experts said July 26.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/26/2016 3:49 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 3:56 PM|
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter officially opened the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental in Boston July 26, and unveiled a slate of new efforts to enhance the Pentagon’s outreach to the commercial technology sector.
|Vivienne Machi||7/26/2016 2:55 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 3:01 PM|
The U.S. Air Force continues to be a key player in supporting the European reassurance initiative against Russian expansion, the secretary of the Air Force said July 26.
|Sandra Erwin||7/26/2016 8:24 AM||2|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 8:39 AM|
The nation’s top defense contractors are drafting bids in anticipation of an Air Force request for proposals to develop the next generation of nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles.
|Vivienne Machi||7/25/2016 2:30 PM||4|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 1:46 PM|
Government contractors must devote more resources and attention toward insider threat programs within their companies, a Deloitte executive has argued.
|Sandra Erwin||7/24/2016 5:03 PM||3|| ||Approved||7/26/2016 8:02 AM|
Advisory Panel: Incoming Administration to Face Fiscal Tsunami
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/21/2016 1:57 PM||3|| ||Approved||7/21/2016 2:08 PM|
The Air Force will get the funding it needs for nuclear modernization, a top service official said July 21.
|Brian Taylor||7/20/2016 9:01 AM||1|| ||Approved||7/22/2016 12:55 PM|
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada — The Marine Corps' F-35B joint strike fighter recently made its debut at the famous Exercise Red Flag, which puts aircraft and pilots through rigorous advanced aerial combat training, officials announced July 19.
|Stew Magnuson||7/18/2016 1:45 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/19/2016 9:14 AM|
As the information technology industry undergoes a massive digital transformation, a Dell survey released July 19 revealed that security remains an afterthought.
|Sandra Erwin||7/18/2016 10:34 AM||3|| ||Approved||7/19/2016 7:10 AM|
Air Force leaders are hopeful but wary in anticipation of the final hurdle Boeing has to clear before the Air Force approves the first KC-46A production order, when it will have to refuel an A-10 combat aircraft.
|Stew Magnuson||7/18/2016 10:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||7/18/2016 10:06 AM|
The Air Force is in the process of restructuring the way its personnel will train and fight in space. Gen. John E. Hyten, Space Command commander, recently released a white paper outlining the new “Space Mission Force,” which will mimic other Air Force combat wings in the way it trains personnel so they can respond to threats.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/14/2016 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/15/2016 6:27 AM|
Following major cybersecurity breaches nationwide, the National Security Agency is increasingly being called upon to advise both government offices and the private sector, said the head of the United States’ spy agency.
|Sandra Erwin||7/14/2016 12:33 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/14/2016 12:37 PM|
The steady growth of military-focused simulation, training and gaming industries over the past five decades has been a good-news story for the state of Florida but that success has also made the area the target of Pentagon budget cutters.
|Brian Taylor||7/13/2016 4:54 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/13/2016 4:57 PM|
As companies like Tesla and Google are developing self-driving cars, a secretive Pentagon office is hoping to utilize this type of commercial technology for the Army and Marine Corps.
|Sandra Erwin||7/11/2016 11:37 AM||4|| ||Approved||7/11/2016 11:40 AM|
Visibly frustrated leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2011 lamented the “flood of counterfeit electronic parts” gushing from China all the way into the U.S. defense supply chain.
|Vivienne Machi||7/8/2016 2:29 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/8/2016 5:09 PM|
Two senior Navy officials said July 8 that the service is dedicated to delivering the next generation of ballistic missile submarines by 2031, and is looking into every cost-saving measure they can to ensure they can pay for it without sacrificing the rest of the fleet.
|Vivienne Machi||7/7/2016 1:25 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/7/2016 1:32 PM|
When it comes to protecting new weapon systems from cyberattacks, the Air Force can learn from the mistakes it made on the F-35A program, the senior service official in charge of network operations said July 7.
|Sandra Erwin||7/6/2016 1:21 PM||2|| ||Approved||7/6/2016 1:23 PM|
As the House and Senate attempt to reconcile vastly different defense policy bills, one congressman hinted that he is weighing support for Senate language that would downsize the military command structure.
|Stew Magnuson||7/6/2016 11:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||7/6/2016 12:07 PM|
The multi-view stereo 3D mapping challenge — hosted by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) — aims to bring the broader research community together in order to find a way to accurately produce 3D mapping from satellite photos.
|Sandra Erwin||7/3/2016 7:43 AM||4|| ||Approved||7/3/2016 7:44 AM|
Pentagon Cautiously Optimistic About Laser Directed-Energy Weapons
|Stew Magnuson||6/30/2016 3:32 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/30/2016 3:36 PM|
A senior Air Force official said June 30 that he was “very positive” the F-35A Lightning II will be declared deployable by Dec. 1.
|Stew Magnuson||6/29/2016 4:55 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/29/2016 5:03 PM|
As Islamic State-backed attacks continue abroad, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency said he would “not be surprised” if the terrorist group was plotting to hit the U.S. homeland.