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Dec. 8, 2016

Six Decades of Sustained DoD Support Underlies DARPA Innovation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's director said during a panel discussion on leadership of innovative organizations that Defense Department support for the agency has led to stealth, artificial intelligence, the internet and more.

Nov. 14, 2016

Carter: Ties to Tech, Innovation Communities Critical To DoD

The ties between the Defense Department and commercial technology and innovation keep the U.S. military agile as it meets today’s challenges and remains ready for the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.

Oct. 26, 2016

DoD Official Discusses U.S. Military, Commercial Space Industry

Douglas L. Loverro, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space policy, discussed ways that the U.S. military can better leverage commercial space capabilities and what policy measures would support a thriving U.S. commercial space industry to make sure space services are always available to warfighters.

Oct. 13, 2016

DIUx Official: Working At 'Speed of Business' to Bring Tech to Warfighters

The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, or DIUx, is working at a sprint to attract innovators and bring cutting-edge technologies to the warfighter, according to Raj Shah, the unit's managing partner.

Oct. 11, 2016

DoD Spectrum Team Receives National Intelligence Meritorious Award

Teams from nearly every federal agency, including the Defense Department, are working on strategies and technologies to make the most agile use of the radio frequency spectrum -- where smartphones, wireless, TV and an exploding number of other devices vie for bandwidth.

Oct. 5, 2016

Defense Innovation Board Makes Interim Recommendations

During the first meeting of the new Defense Innovation Board at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Ash Carter and board members discussed 11 interim recommendations the board offered to DoD for consideration.

Oct. 3, 2016

Improvised Threats Organization Becomes Part of Defense Threat Reduction Agency

The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization, formerly known as the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency, has come under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

Sept. 27, 2016

Cardillo Discusses Importance of Geospatial Intel at Senate Hearing

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo drew back the curtain a bit on his organization’s activities during a rare open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Sept. 26, 2016

DoD Debuts Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship

The Defense Department has announced a new competition for the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. The program is formerly known as the National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship, and both program names will be used for this round of competition.

Sept. 21, 2016

Carter Thanks Troops, Discusses Concerns In Worldwide Troop Talk

To remain the best force in the world, the U.S. military must maintain readiness and be flexible enough to attract and retain the best talent, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a worldwide troop talk.

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