Oct. 16, 2017
Face of Defense: Soldier's Short Career is Long on Experiences
FORT BELVOIR, Va. —
Army Lt. Col. Beire Castro, a former infantry officer and the product manager for Force Protection Systems within the Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, has gained invaluable experience during his nine years in the acquisitions program management career field.
Sept. 15, 2017
Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli
The Navy will christen its newest America-class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli, during a ceremony in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Aug. 29, 2017
Trident Warrior 2017 Paves the Way for Future At-Sea Experimentation
SAN DIEGO —
In its 15th year of execution, the Trident Warrior exercise explored innovative solutions through fleet experimentation during various evolutions off the coast of Southern California from June to August 2017.
Aug. 23, 2017
Army Seeks Gamers’ Input to Help Shape Future Force
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. —
The Army is seeking soldiers to provide feedback about weapons, vehicles, tactics and team organization through online gameplay in order to contribute to the development of the future force.
Aug. 10, 2017
'Brain-Like' Supercomputers Could Enable Better Defense Decision-Making
A new Defense Department-funded IBM computer chip could be a huge boost for artificial intelligence-based defense systems and the human data analysts who use them.
Aug. 3, 2017
Network Integration Exercise Prepares Soldiers for Future Combat
FORT BLISS, Texas —
Along with testing new equipment, Network Integration Evaluation 17.2 creates an opportunity for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and other participating units to increase their readiness through realistic and demanding scenarios against peer or near-peer threats.
July 31, 2017
North Korea’s ICBM Lands in Japan’s Economic Zone, Official Says
The Pentagon director of press operations said the North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile that was launched July 28 from Mupyong-ni traveled about 620 miles before splashing down in the Sea of Japan about 103 miles from the coast of Hokkaido, Japan.
July 30, 2017
Ballistic Missile Defense System Test Successful
The Missile Defense Agency and 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade soldiers conducted a successful missile defense test using the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system -- the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD weapon system.
June 24, 2017
Vice President Engages Troops at Schriever Air Force Base
Vice President Mike Pence said the service members at Schriever Air Force Base are on the cutting edge of technology and arms, guarding the nation in space and in cyberspace, during a troop talk while visiting the installation.
June 22, 2017
Military Children Use Virtual Reality Simulators at STEM Workshop
BETHESDA, Md. —
During a Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences workshop, middle school students donned high-tech virtual and augmented reality simulators and tested out revolutionary modular prosthetic limbs and interacted with experts in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.