Yasmin Tadjdeh

Senior Editor

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Yasmin Tadjdeh is the Senior Editor for National Defense Magazine.

Recent Articles

  • Defense Department

    Vital Signs 2020: Defense Sector Straining to Attract STEM Talent

    January 22, 2020

    For years, experts and military officials have been sounding the alarm across the defense industry: More STEM — or science, technology, engineering and mathematics — talent is needed to meet the challenges of a volatile and uncertain future.

  • Logistics and Maintenance

    SNA NEWS: Navy Trying to Reverse Chronic Ship Maintenance Delays

    January 15, 2020

    The Navy is working on new ways to move ships out of scheduled maintenance availabilities faster and on time, said the sea service's assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition Jan. 15.

  • Global Defense Market

    SNA NEWS: Tighter Navy, Marine Corps Integration Aimed at Countering China

    January 15, 2020

    With great power competitor China upping its game, there is a need to better integrate the Navy and Marine Corps’ naval forces, said Commandant Gen. David Berger Jan. 15.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    JUST IN: Defense Department to Stand Up New Counter-Drone Office

    January 14, 2020

    The Pentagon will soon stand up a counter-unmanned aerial system office that will be headed by the Army, said the Defense Department’s top weapons buyer Jan. 14.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    Interview with NDIA’s Senior Fellow for AI

    January 10, 2020

    The National Defense Industrial Association recently tapped Shane Shaneman, the strategic director of national security and defense at Carnegie Mellon University, to be its new senior fellow for artificial intelligence.

  • Training and Simulation

    Marine Corps Taking Training Out of the Industrial Age

    December 16, 2019

    When Gen. David Berger, commandant of the Marine Corps, took the helm of the service earlier this year, he laid out a number of priorities that he would focus on during his tenure. These included force design; warfighting; core values; command and leadership; and education and training.

  • Training and Simulation

    T-7A Red Hawk Program Gaining Speed

    December 13, 2019

    Last year the Air Force announced that it had tapped a Boeing-Saab team to build its next-generation pilot trainer that would prepare its aviators for future fights. A year out, the team is hitting program milestones as it works to deliver the first aircraft in 2023.

  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems

    JUST IN: European Command, NATO Investing in New Global Hawks

    December 10, 2019

    U.S. European Command is eyeing new unmanned aviation platforms as it — along with its NATO allies — face a growing threat from great power competitor Russia, said the commander of European Command Dec. 10.