Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We have more classified programs than the other services," Brown said. But “We need to articulate that risk, maybe a little bit better than we have in the past."
In anticipation of the upcoming presidential election, Military Times partnered with a dozen veterans organizations earlier this year to ask the major party candidates about their views on key issues facing the veterans community. Each campaign was presented the same set of questions and agreed to provide video responses to the veterans groups. Earlier this month, President Donald J. Trump’s campaign instead provided his answers in a series of written responses. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign provided videos addressing the questions.
The Defense Department is expanding an Army initiative known as "Project Convergence," with plans to bring in other services and international allies for the next iteration of the effort, the Pentagon's top official said Oct 15. The project is a new series of exercises meant to help the service prepare to operate in a multi-domain battlefield and test new technologies such as artificial intelligence.
Boeing and General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems on Oct. 13 announced a new partnership to offer the U.S. military speed-of-light-weapons for air and missile defense, specifically 100kW- to 250kW-class high-energy lasers. The partnership combines Boeing's beam director precision acquisition, tracking and pointing software with General Atomics' scalable distributed gain laser technology, according to a joint statement from the companies.
The two satellites will be a “highly modified version” of the Airbus Arrow spacecraft, Don Brown, general manager of Telesat U.S. Services, told SpaceNews.
Two ballistic missiles made their debut in Oct. 10’s North Korean military parade: a sub-launched weapon and what appeared to be an enormous new intercontinental ballistic missile borne on a long, 11-axle mobile launcher.
The Veterans Affairs Department successfully transferred data of thousands of patients to its new electronic health records system.
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