Stew Magnuson

Editor in Chief

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Stew Magnuson is the Editor in Chief of National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    Multi-Pack Launcher Deployed for Switchblade

    July 16, 2019

    TAMPA, Fla. — The Army earlier this year deployed a new six-tube firing system for its Switchblade remotely controlled small missile, a company executive said on the sidelines of the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference.

  • Viewpoint

    Editor's Notes: Why I Didn’t Stop by Your Conference Booth

    July 08, 2019

    Another Special Operations Forces Industry Conference has passed, where National Defense had three reporters on hand and about four dozen requests to stop by exhibitors’ booths to check out a new product or to interview executives.

  • Global Defense Market

    NATO Nations Strive to Standardize Training Systems

    July 01, 2019

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Technology in the training and simulation field is advancing so rapidly that some militaries in the NATO alliance are having a hard time grasping how to best use it, experts recently said.

  • Global Defense Market

    NATO Nations Strive to Standardize Training Systems

    July 01, 2019

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Technology in the training and simulation field is advancing so rapidly that some militaries in the NATO alliance are having a hard time grasping how to best use it, experts recently said.

  • Infotech

    Experiment to Demo ‘Cloud’ Technology in Space

    June 13, 2019

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With some 1,800 satellites in orbit and their numbers expected to increase ten-fold in the coming years, researchers are planning to demonstrate how Earth-based cloud computing and artificial intelligence can be moved into space for onboard processing.

  • Space

    Time for a Bold New Space Architecture

    June 11, 2019

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — It appears the nation will soon have a “unified” space command.

  • Defense Contracting

    BREAKING: Politicians, Analysts Sound Off on Proposed Raytheon-UTC Merger (Updated)

    June 10, 2019

    A day after Raytheon Corp. and United Technologies Corp. proposed its “merger of equals,” analysts and lawmakers sounded off on what would be a seismic shift in the world of defense contracting.

  • Air Force News

    Joint Staff Leader Touts Software Engineers on the Frontlines

    June 06, 2019

    Strategists have said the nation with the best software will win the next war.

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