Here's a look at how the Defense Department is being impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.S. has been fighting the novel coronavirus from a defensive posture—wearing masks, quarantining, and testing, and contact tracing when symptoms arise, at best. But the Defense Department’s team of mad scientists want to know if they can detect COVID-19 in the air and proactively tell people to avoid a specific location.
Military and overseas citizens' ballots are still coming in. Will they make a difference?
Beginning early next year, the Pentagon will host the first opportunity for industry to demonstrate counter-drone technology aimed at small systems, the next step in a plan to test out new capabilities twice a year at common test ranges, according to Army officials in charge of the effort.
While many races from the Nov. 3 elections remained too close to call hours after the polls closed, voters in three states moved decisively to approve measures aimed at offering support and appreciation—in the form of tax breaks—to veterans.
One of the first projects the new DeSel lab will work on is testing structures for a futuristic capability that could be enabled by on-orbit assembly and manufacturing: space-based solar power.
The 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., this week has launched a training exercise to prepare rescue personnel to respond in deserts or other austere battlefields.
For almost 30 years, the aircraft supported a wide variety of radar, communications, and other flight test programs in cooperation with the Air Force.
What’s 24 years old, made of metal, smokes a lot, and is expertly operated by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles “C.Q.” Brown Jr.? No, it’s not an F-16 fighter jet: it’s a side fire box smoker that Brown has used to barbeque countless tasty meals when he’s not planning the future of American airpower.