Space Force Struggles To Track Objects in OrbitMay 26, 2023
Space is an increasingly crowded domain, with governments and commercial companies across the globe launching more and more systems into orbit. Meanwhile, the Space Force is struggling to keep tabs on what’s happening up there, service officials say.
ALGORITHMIC WARFARE: DARPA Hosts Workshops To Develop 'Trustworthy AI'May 25, 2023
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking help understanding the best ways to use artificial intelligence for national security.
JUST IN: Space Force to Leverage NOAA Antennas for Military Satellite MissionsMay 24, 2023
The Space Force is enlisting the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s help in handling the growing amount of military satellites in orbit, a service official said.
JUST IN: Debt Default Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ for National Security, Service Chiefs SayMay 22, 2023
The U.S. military’s service chiefs warned of devastating consequences to their ability to defend the nation if Congress fails to resolve the looming debt ceiling crisis.
JUST IN: Supply Chain Can’t Support DoD’s Hypersonics Goals, Report FindsMay 11, 2023
The Defense Department is investing heavily in the development of hypersonic weapons, but a clearer demand signal to industry is needed to develop a sufficient supply chain and subsequently field these systems, according to a new report released May 11.
Global Defense Market
JUST IN: United States Partnering with Allies to Increase Defense ProductionMay 03, 2023
The United States is working with its international partners to develop production lines for critical defense systems across the globe, a Defense Department official said May 3.
Tactical Wheeled Vehicles
SOCOM Lays Out Shopping List For Key Vehicle UpgradesMay 01, 2023
U.S. Special Operations Command is shifting its focus from counter-terrorism operations to near-peer competition, and it needs help from industry to ensure its land vehicles have the right capabilities for future missions, a service official said.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems
SPACE SYMPOSIUM NEWS: Space Operations Command Embracing Artificial IntelligenceApril 20, 2023
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — To provide the necessary space-based capabilities for future missions, the Space Force “must be a digital force,” Lt. Gen. Stephen Whiting, the commander of Space Operations Command, said April 20. In particular, the command is looking for ways to introduce artificial intelligence and machine learning into its operations.