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  • Missile Defense

    April 2021

    Sensor Tech Key to Effective Missile Defense

    By Samantha Beu
    “If you can’t see it, you can’t shoot it. And if you can’t see it, you can’t deter it either,” said Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • Space

    March 2021

    NASA’s Mentoring Program Can Benefit Defense (UPDATED)

    By Shaliza Tolliver
    Since 1958, NASA has been at the forefront of exploration. Its achievements in science and engineering helped America win the Cold War and provide the foundation of today’s connected society. Today, its mentor-protégé program is showing similar innovation.
  • Global Defense Market

    February 2021

    China’s Naval Buildup Alarms Maritime Leaders

    By Dillon Springer
    Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe in December published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal expounding on the threat China poses to not just the United States, but also the world.
  • Defense Department

    January 2021

    Vital Signs Report Reflects Some Sobering News

    By Nick Jones
    As we await the publication of “Vital Signs 2021,” I am reminded of President George Washington’s First Annual Address to Congress almost 231 years ago this month.
  • Defense Department

    December 2020

    AI Ethical Principles Offer Strength, Opportunity

    By Elliot Seckler
    “Artificial intelligence will be the future, and the department ... must readily and effectively adopt its best practices if the [U.S.] wants to maintain its superpower status,” says Brian Schimpf, CEO and cofounder of Anduril Industries — a defense technology company.
  • Defense Department

    October 2020

    CR Even a Worse Idea During a Pandemic

    By Jonathan Kupperman
    Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government for the new fiscal year that began on Oct. 1. Although not a surprise — no Congress since 1997 has passed all 12 appropriations bills on time — an extended CR that spans into December and possibly into the next year, is problematic for the services, the warfighter and the defense industry.
  • Defense Department

    October 2020

    Immunizing Industry Against COVID-19 Liability

    By Joseph Sobecki
    Duty, breach, causation, damages — four words that no law student can forget from their first year torts course, but four words that will likely form the basis of COVID-19 civil negligence claims against employers.
  • Shipbuilding

    August 2020

    Enhance Shipbuilding by Funding Unmanned Vessels

    By Daniel Tiznado
    There is a war brewing between the Navy’s plans to restructure the fleet and Congress’ desire to maintain the status quo.
  • Defense Department

    July 2020

    Declare Social Media ‘Critical Infrastructure’

    By William Fotter
    Twenty-eight percent of adults in the United States believe Bill Gates wants to use COVID-19 vaccines to implant microchips into people to track them, according to a Yahoo/YouGov poll released in late May.
  • Defense Department

    June 2020

    NDAA Proposals Mix Good with the Not So Good

    By Jonathan Kupperman
    Recently, the Defense Department sent Congress legislative proposals for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.
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