Now you can view video and transcripts from the Air Force Association’s virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference, including keynotes from Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper and Space Force Senior Enlisted Adviser Chief Master Sgt. Roger A. Towberman, and a panel on Air Force talent management and culture issues. More videos will be added daily.
Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Special Operations Command is making a push to better educate leaders and other key personnel about artificial intelligence, the organization’s top acquisition official said Oct. 2. SOCOM Acquisition Executive Jim Smith envisions a wide range of special ops missions and capabilities that AI could be applied to including next-generation intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; next-gen mobility; precision fires and effects; biotechnology; hyper-enabled operator; and data and networks.
Joint all-domain command and control is redefining how the U.S. military will operate in the future joint fight—and how systems must be designed today. For the latest on all things JADC2 and to stay tuned to the latest developments, check out our JADC2 landing page.
During the Oct. 6-7 meeting, the DPB "will have classified discussions on the development of a long-term China strategy and to review the [National Defense Authorization Act]-mandated study on 'Deterrence in Space,'" a notice in Oct. 2’s Federal Register reads.
The most recent incident hurting the countries’ deteriorating ties came after U.S. airmen publicly showed off a special uniform featuring a patch of an MQ-9 Reaper drone superimposed over a red silhouette of China. The badge was worn during a simulated island assault exercise that wrapped up Sept. 29 in California.
The U.S. Army has discontinued its Rapid Equipping Force stood up during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to get urgently needed capabilities into the field in 180 days or less.
The Government Accountability Office will investigate claims of systemic racism within the Department of Veterans Affairs, lawmakers said Thursday, two months after a government union said most of its surveyed members saw racism as a problem inside the agency.
A bipartisan Senate bill would direct the Veterans Affairs Department to steer and submit a comprehensive report to Congress spotlighting its policies for, installments and uses of security cameras across VA medical centers. The bill comes more than two years after a series of troubling reports revealed a string of suspicious deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, Va.—which the lawmakers pinpointed in a statement as inspiration behind the legislation’s introduction.
The Legendary Military Test Pilots Who Became America’s First Astronauts Are Getting a TV Series with ‘The Right Stuff’
Premiering Oct. 9 on Disney+, the legendary military test pilots who became America's first astronauts will be getting their own series on the streaming platform. The first season will kick off with a two-episode premiere set against the backdrop of the Cold War, amid fears that the United States' place as a dominant world power is on the decline. The solution? Put a man into space, and eventually, on the moon.