Apr 15, 2021
The Thirty-Year Success Story Of The V-22 Osprey Must Continue
It has been three decades since the V-22 Osprey first flew. Over that time, the V-22 has confounded its critics and more than proven itself in operations from Southwest Asia to the...
Apr 6, 2021
Is The Pentagon Serious About Implementing Open Systems Architectures?
One of the most prevalent trends in defense acquisition is that modernizing and upgrading platforms and systems need to be based on open systems architectures, which is now called a...
Mar 27, 2021
Hypersonic Weapons Really Matter to U.S. Deterrence of Russia
Hypersonic weapons could dramatically change the balance of conventional military power between the United States and its major competitors, Russia and China. Russia is investing...
Mar 18, 2021
Defeating Small Drones: The U.S. Army’s Next Big Challenge
The proliferation of armed unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), also known as drones, presents a growing threat to maneuver ground forces, headquarters, logistics and critical...
Mar 16, 2021
Upgrading The Air Force’s New CSAR Helicopter With An HMD Will Save Lives
One of the most important yet often underappreciated missions in the U.S. Air Force is combat search and rescue (CSAR). As the name suggests, CSAR is primarily focused on finding and...
Mar 6, 2021
Enhancing U.S. Commitment to NATO by Selling Poland the M1
One of the first foreign policy actions taken by the Biden administration was to reaffirm this nation's belief in the NATO Alliance as the cornerstone of U.S. global security...
Feb 11, 2021
Comply-To-Connect Is on Track To Provide Key Capabilities for the Defense of Government and Private Networks
There is no shortage of security challenges facing the new Biden administration. One of the most important of these is securing federal government agencies, especially the Department...
Feb 3, 2021
AWS’s Presence on the Milcloud 2.0 Contract Finally Meets DoD’s Cloud Strategy Goal
On Monday, the Department of Defense's (DoD) campaign to migrate to the cloud took a major step forward. General Dynamics Information Technologies (GDIT) and Amazon Web Services...
Feb 1, 2021
Why the Age of the Aircraft Carrier Isn't Over Just Yet
Critics of the modern aircraft carrier too often focus only on the alleged vulnerabilities of the ship and fail to address the role of the carrier air wing. Large-deck...
Jan 27, 2021
U.S. Economic And National Security Require Robust Domestic GEOINT Industrial Base
Information is the common currency of successful economic, healthcare and national security policies. Countries that will thrive in the decades to come are those that can best...
Jan 16, 2021
Despite Hard Times, The F-35 Program Demonstrated Stellar Performance In 2020
In a year where the Department of Defense struggled to address a global pandemic, uncertainty at home, and multiple security challenges abroad, the F-35 program stands out as a...
Jan 6, 2021
The Standard Missile: America’s First Family Among Defense Programs
Many defense analysts, media commentators, and even some senior military personnel have been quick to criticize the U.S. military for its alleged failure to modernize rapidly. These...
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