September 20, 2018

Lives Depend on Sailors Ready to Fight

ready to fight

If the Navy’s going to win the next war against a great or rising power, America’s chief petty officers must prepare deck-plate sailors to be ready to fight. Message from ADM John Richardson: Prepare yourselves and your sailors now because all of your lives depend on it.

Lawmakers Want Large-Scale DoD Cyber Exercise

DoD cyber exercise

Congress is requiring the Department of Defense to conduct a large-scale exercise gaming response to a national cyber incident.

Pentagon Creates New Joint AI Office

Pentagon Creates New Joint AI Office

A new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center at the Pentagon will have oversight over almost all service and defense agency AI efforts.

MQ-4C Triton Officially Put Into Service

MQ-4C Triton

The MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime System high-altitude long-endurance UAV has been officially put into service with Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 at Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, Calif. VP-19 now has two Triton UAVs.

Japan’s Air Force Deploys First F-35

Japan's Air Force

The Japanese air force has deployed its first operational F-35 at Misawa Air Base.

F-35s Made for Modern Electronic Warfare

F-35

An analysis of the F-35 finds the joint strike fighter an excellent fit into the demands of modern electronic warfare.

Fort Meade Breaks Ground on Cyberspace Facility

A groundbreaking is scheduled today, Nov. 2, 2017, for a cyberspace facility at Fort Meade, Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan will give the keynote address.

F-35 Getting Closer to Combat Readiness

F-35C Combat Readiness

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is getting closer to full combat readiness, as pilots continue to test the jet in challenging environments.

Navy Urged to Revise Ship Delivery Policy

ship delivery policy

The Government Accountability Office is urging the US Navy to revise its ship delivery policy to keep defective and incomplete ships from entering the service branch’s operational fleet. Shipbuilders often deliver ships to the Navy with multiple defects.

Can NSA & CYBERCOM Divorce?

Hack the Air Force

Discussion of separating the NSA and Cyber Command includes severing the ‘dual-hat’ leadership. Questions remain about what CYBERCOM would look like as an independent organization.