Mikayla Easley

Staff Writer

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Recent Articles

  • International

    Japan Seeks Deeper Defense Ties with NATO

    December 06, 2022

    Japan has been building its collaboration with NATO for a little more than a decade in order to discuss shared security challenges and promote defense collaboration.

  • Training and Simulation

    How Interconnected, Simulated Worlds Could Transform Military Training

    November 23, 2022

    While tech giants and small startups alike have hopped on the bandwagon, the U.S. military has also been interested in and developing its own “military metaverse” that can be harnessed to train thousands of warfighters simultaneously in realistic battlefield simulations.

  • Army News

    Army Ups Scale, Complexity for Third Annual Project Convergence

    November 15, 2022

    FORT IRWIN, California — The Army recently hosted the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and — for the first time — international partners and allies to integrate technologies and test multi-domain operations during its yearly modernization experiment.

  • Air Force News

    Air Force Laying Foundations for Its Version of JADC2

    November 08, 2022

    After years of experimentation and planning, the Air Force and industry are taking the first concrete steps to turn the Defense Department’s concept of connecting battlefield sensors and shooters from across all domains into a reality.

  • Defense Department

    JUST IN: New National Defense Strategy Focuses on Familiar and Emerging Threats

    October 27, 2022

    The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy — which was released to the public Oct. 27 — prioritizes the procurement of high-end capabilities that can deter and defeat China and other U.S. adversaries, but questions remain about the industrial base’s ability to meet the demand for current and future weapons.

  • Marine Corps News

    Marine Corps Pursues Multi-Purpose Ground Robot

    October 25, 2022

    The Marine Corps is turning to unmanned ground vehicles that can shoulder the burden of moving supplies and perform dangerous missions.

  • Army News

    JUST IN: Army Focused on Countering ‘Kamikaze Drones'

    October 20, 2022

    With loitering munitions dominating the battlefield in Ukraine, the U.S. Army is looking for ways to combat small unmanned aerial vehicles designed for one-way and sometimes deadly missions.

  • Missile Defense

    Army Air and Missile Defense Programs Gliding to Finish Line

    October 14, 2022

    After just a few years of development and rapid prototyping efforts, the fielding of several new air-and-missile defense systems is on the horizon, according to service officials and industry.