Marine Corps News
New Marine Corps Logistics Doctrine Emphasizes ResiliencyMay 31, 2023
Logistics is a concept as old as warfare, but new technologies and the threat of peer competition have prompted the Marine Corps to rethink and rewrite a doctrine untouched for 26 years.
JUST IN: Rapid Innovation Fund Needs Funds, Official SaysMay 24, 2023
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Rapid Innovation Fund, established in 2011 and made a permanent program in 2017, was designed to accelerate fielding of innovative technologies for small businesses, but a lack of funding is hindering its ability to carry out its mission.
JUST IN: Flexible Defense Funding Needed to Keep Pace With Rapidly Changing TechMay 24, 2023
Technologies such as artificial intelligence and software-based products are “rapidly iterating,” and the Defense Department’s current acquisitions process isn’t going to keep up, one service official said.
JUST IN: Chinese Balloon Lifted U.S. Army Efforts to Sense Emerging Threats (UPDATED)May 23, 2023
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — When a Chinese balloon “floated across the country” nearly four months ago, the Army received “lots and lots of questions” that prompted a sharpened focus on one of Army North’s homeland defense priorities: domain awareness, according to a service leader.
Air Force News
JUST IN: Air Force Updating, Clarifying ISR Vision, Official SaysMay 17, 2023
The Air Force’s ability to achieve decision advantage in a contested data and electronic environment will require a vision refresh of an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance flight plan signed in 2018, a service official said.
Upgraded Kevlar to Lighten Loads for TroopsMay 17, 2023
DuPont, the company behind Kevlar material used in body armor, has announced its next generation of aramid fiber, which it says increases flexibility and reduces weight.
JUST IN: Coast Guard Learning to Love Data Management, Information TechnologyMay 11, 2023
As the United States Coast Guard defines its roll in an increasingly complex maritime domain, it must focus on managing decades of data and harnessing information technology, said the service’s top official.
Partnership, Presence Key to U.S. Strategy In the ArcticApril 28, 2023
With climate change opening once impenetrable Arctic sea lanes, great power competition is heading north, leading the United States and its allies to invest more in partnerships and presence in the region to maintain free and open seas.