Emerging TechnologiesJuly 23, 2021
The Air Force’s AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon is poised to be the first hypersonic offensive system to move from development to procurement, the Defense Department’s point man on the technology said.
Tactical Wheeled VehiclesJuly 15, 2021
The Army could leverage the burgeoning U.S. truck market for its tactical wheeled vehicle needs if it could do a better job of communicating with manufacturers, a Government Accountability Office report released July 15 said.
InternationalJuly 13, 2021
Sometimes an issue in the news hits a little too close to home. I pride myself in employing logic and reason in these columns, but sometimes emotion gets in the way.
InternationalJune 29, 2021
On March 12, members of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue — the United States, Japan, Australia and India — held a virtual meeting and released a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to “a region that is free, open, inclusive, healthy, anchored by democratic values, and unconstrained by coercion.”
InternationalJune 09, 2021
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III will devote more of his time to ensure that the Pentagon refocuses its efforts on countering China, a senior defense official announced June 9. The secretary’s personal focus on China is one result of the DoD China Task Force, which was ordered by President Joe Biden in February.
Defense DepartmentJune 04, 2021
Concord, N.C. — On May 4, lawmakers, Army officers and various other VIPs came to an industrial park in the heart of NASCAR country for the grand opening of GM Defense’s new vehicle manufacturing facility.
Emerging TechnologiesJune 02, 2021
The Pentagon’s point man on hypersonic technology called the Biden administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 a “milestone” in the development of the game-changing weapon systems.
BudgetMay 28, 2021
The Air Force budget proposal includes large increases for new and developing technologies, including its future bomber, aerial refueler and Minuteman III replacement programs.