November 15, 2018

US Readies For ‘Emerging Battlefield’ on Internet

Cyber Threats

On the Internet battlefield, who should the US fear most?

What’s With Military’s ‘Star Wars’ Fascination?

Pax River Navy Museum

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum gets in on the “Star Wars” parodies on Throwback Thursday.

DefSec Carter Hits House, Senate ‘Micromanagement’

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is angered by “unhelpful micromanagement” resulting in changes to the draft Defense Authorization Bill.

DefSec Contemplating Institutional Overhaul

SecDef Ash Carter is mapping an overhaul of command structure and authority, offering examples in a major address April 5.

F-35 Pilot Smart Helmet: State of the Art

The F-35 helmet with DAS capability is the brain on the brains.

Two Marine Hornets Land in Taiwan

hornet

No injuries, no damages, just a precautionary measure on a routine mission, the Marines Corps says, the fighter jets will leave Taiwan when maintenance is complete..

Acquisitions So Slow, Technology Bypasses DoD

Officials worry the Pentagon will fall behind as cyber- and robotics inventors go commercial to avoid stalling in government acquisition procedures.

GOP Budget & Defense Hawks Look to War Fund

DefSec Budget

Republicans seek full DoD funding by bulking up the Overseas Contingency Operations fund, but Pentagon officials and Democrats balk.

AUV Finds Battleship Musashi 70 Years Later

Sunk Oct. 24, 1944, in the Sibuyan Sea, Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen found the Musashi using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.

No Defense Against Some Cyber Espionage

Hack the Air Force

Newly detected malware affecting institutional computer networks worldwide is a form of cyber espionage that can’t always be removed.