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June 26, 2018

Networks, Innovation Key to Air Force Philosophy

Building networks and continuing innovation are key to defending against future threats, Air Force leaders said at the Defense One Tech Summit in Washington.

June 4, 2018

Face of Defense: NASA to Launch First Army Doctor Into Space

Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Andrew Morgan is a NASA astronaut and emergency physician at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. Morgan has been assigned to Expedition 60/61, which is set to launch to the International Space Station in July 2019.

May 18, 2018

Autonomous Helicopter Technology Wins Another Major Award

The Howard Hughes Award -- given by the American Helicopter Society -- was presented to the Office of Naval Research and Aurora Flight Sciences for their joint work on the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System.

May 15, 2018

Kessel Run Lab Hits Hyperdrive

Thirty active duty airmen, Air Force civilians and contractors gathered in a shared workspace for the opening of the Kessel Run Experimentation Lab, where they will build the next generation of combat software.

May 7, 2018

Soldier Communication Gets a Boost

It appears that the days of simple radio communication are over for the soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.

April 19, 2018

Marines Use 3-D Printer to Make Replacement Part for F-35 Fighter

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's Combat Logistics Battalion 31 are using 3-D printing to make aircraft parts, saving time and money and avoiding logistics hurdles.

April 18, 2018

Speed Must Accompany Innovation, Pentagon Official Tells Senate

The U.S. must focus on getting technology into troops’ hands faster to maintain a technical advantage on the battlefield, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering told a Senate panel.

April 18, 2018

Service Members Seeing First Fruits of Army Acquisition Changes

Changes in the Army acquisition process mean new technology will get to the field faster, including enhanced binocular night-vision goggles, said Army Undersecretary Ryan D. McCarthy, who visited Fort Belvoir, Va., to see projects in development.

April 18, 2018

DoD Must Be More Agile in Technology Development, Official Says

The Defense Department must embrace a more agile approach to technology development to keep pace with rapidly evolving adversaries, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering told lawmakers.

April 9, 2018

DoD Official Highlights Value of Artificial Intelligence to Future Warfare

While conventional warfare remains an integral part of national defense, it is vital to expand the defense strategy to include artificial intelligence, a senior DoD official said at the New America Future of War Conference in Washington.

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