Josh Luckenbaugh

Staff Writer

Recent Articles

  • Space

    Space Force Speeds Up Launch Times to Respond to Threats

    December 04, 2023

    At 7:28 pm Pacific Time on Sept. 14, a Firefly Aerospace Alpha launch vehicle bearing a Millennium Space Systems-built satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.

  • International

    JUST IN: AUKUS Pillar Two Could Involve Countries Beyond US, UK, Australia

    November 27, 2023

    Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States hope to eventually bring in other partners on pillar two of the AUKUS security partnership to jointly develop emerging technologies, the U.S. State Department’s leader on AUKUS implementation said Nov. 27.

  • Science and Engineering Technology

    New Biosensor Uses E. Coli to Detect Landmines

    November 17, 2023

    Israel-based company Enzymit and the Environmental Microbiology and Biosensor Laboratory at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have introduced a new biosensor that uses the bacterium E. coli to detect unexploded ordnance.

  • Defense Department

    JUST IN: New Defense Department AI Strategy Focuses on Data, Metrics

    November 02, 2023

    The Defense Department has released its Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Adoption Strategy to unify guidance and enable synchronization of effort to scale AI capabilities across the military.

  • Cyber

    JUST IN: DIA Transitioning to AI-Enabled Intel Database

    November 01, 2023

    The Defense Intelligence Agency’s new military intelligence database is set to achieve initial operational capability early next year, the organization’s director said Nov. 1.

  • Global Defense Market

    U.K.-Italy-Japan Cite Steady Progress Developing Next-Gen Jet Fighter

    October 30, 2023

    The goal of the Global Combat Air Program is for the United Kingdom, Italy and Japan to build a sixth-generation fighter by 2035. The three nations speak three different languages and sit in three different time zones, but the government and industry organizers believe the diversity of culture, experience and geography is one of the program’s strengths.

  • Defense Department

    New Pentagon Task Force Exploring Generative AI

    October 25, 2023

    The Defense Department has launched a new task force to investigate the possibility of using generative artificial intelligence such as large language models for military missions.

  • Space

    JUST IN: U.S. Must be Ready for ‘Combat Attrition’ in Space

    October 18, 2023

    The Space Force is focused on not only putting capabilities in orbit, but also building the architectures in space necessary to defend those systems if and when an adversary attacks, the service’s leader said Oct. 18.