February 9, 2023

DoD Outlines New Tech Strategies

Tech

The Defense Department outlined its vision for the US military to strengthen its tech superiority amid a global race for technological advantage. The plan includes a list of “critical technology areas” including biotechnology, quantum science, FutureG, trusted AI and autonomy, directed energy weapons and systems, hypersonics, and integrated sensing and cyber.

Navy to Fight Hawaii’s Fuel Tank Orders

Hawaii wants the Navy to treat contaminated drinking water and remove fuel from the massive 20 underground storage tanks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. NavSec Carlos Del Toro describes strategic dangers and particularly bad timing to drain the fuel supply facility serving the Pacific Fleet.