Air Force Special Operations Command said that "preliminary investigation information" into a Nov. 29 crash that killed eight "indicates a potential materiel failure caused the mishap, but the underlying cause of the failure is unknown at this time."
The Defense Business Board study, however, recommends against folding the NRO and MDA into the Space Force.
Tactics may change daily in modern combat, but tanks will always find a role, argues former senior Turkish officer Yavuz Turkgenci in this op-ed.
Brig. Gen. Ed Barker gave reporters a look ahead on his fiscal 2024, 2025 and 2026 priorities.
“France is a power in the Pacific, it’s a power in Europe and it’s a multilateral power, and this is a very important partnership to Australia,” Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said.
[Sponsored] Innovative, interoperable capabilities networked seamlessly across all domains will be required to maintain the edge and deter future conflict.
The service has sent hundreds of ground combat vehicles to Ukraine since February 2022, and Maj. Gen. Glenn Dean warned that “sustainment challenges” abound without additional dollars.
Though hundreds of officers now appear to have a path to confirmation, officers up for positions like the head of Indo-Pacific Command and US Cyber Command remain in limbo.
Technologies being explored include "lunar power; mining and commercial in-situ resource utilization; communications, navigation, and timing; transit, mobility, and logistics; and construction and robotics," according to DARPA.
Breaking Defense's Michael Marrow interviews Rep. Rob Wittman on a host of key defense issues.
The five Strategic Commercial Enhancements (SCE) contracts will allow NRO to study imagery and techniques used by the companies, which include novel ways of processing images to increase their fidelity and resolution.
Andrew Shearer, Australia's Director-General of National Intelligence, also discussed how analysts will use AI, and the "lively debate" about whether Japan could join the Five Eyes.