Theresa Hitchens

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  • May 15, 2021
    "I don't sense that the lack of that milestone is doing anything other than providing a launching point for criticism of the program," JPO Director Lt. Gen. Eric Fick...
  • May 12, 2021
    The JROC now will issue "strategic directives" to the services prescribing how they craft buying plans to substantiate the emerging Joint Warfighting Concept, Brig. Gen. Rob Parker,...
  • Apr 13, 2021
    The Air Force wants software "that can be fielded in the next two years and incrementally improved upon and integrated into EW systems currently in development for the F-15."
  • Mar 30, 2021
    "This is a new effort, as the expanded mission now goes beyond a strict MQ-9 replacement," an AFLCMC spokesperson said. "This endeavor serves to explore concepts that address...
  • Mar 13, 2021
    "The US doesn't go anywhere alone, we don't do it alone around the world, and we certainly don't do it alone in space," Lt. Gen. Nina M. Armagno, Space Force staff director said...
  • Mar 8, 2021
    The command is leading a virtual exercise, called the Global Information Dominance Exercise (GIDE) 2, March 18-23 to test three "decision aids" using AI to speed commanders' ability...
  • Mar 1, 2021
    "I will tell you right now, the MQ-9 is still a very popular platform with the Combatant Commanders," Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown admitted. "So,  it's not something...
  • Feb 26, 2021
    "Certainly, we're in the conversation for the HACM as that gets developed," Global Strike Command head Gen. Timothy Ray said. WASHINGTON: Global Strike Command Head Gen. Timothy Ray...
  • Feb 25, 2021
    "We're doing everything in our power to keep efforts going, because we believe ... it's the right way to help design our future force,"acting Air Force acquisition head Darlene...
  • Feb 18, 2021
    "ASTARTE helps solve the problem how to decide where physically to move [air assets] to conduct operations ... even when it is an incredibly complex battlespace," says Tim Grayson,...
  • Feb 16, 2021
    One of three current contenders for the LongShot program will be chosen to go into flight test, "based on the currently allocated budget," a DARPA spokesperson told Breaking D.
  • Feb 15, 2021
    "As you surely know, there is a lot of emotion in this on both sides of the argument, making it as much political as it is legal," said attorney Henry Hertzfeld of the DARPA...
  • Feb 10, 2021
    "In some ways, it's too early to say 'game changer,' or 'nothing.' And I would say, just to put it starkly, each of those positions is probably likely to be untrue or inaccurate,"...
  • Feb 8, 2021
    AFRL's WeaponONE is serving as a pathfinder program for Air Force Materiel Command's digital campaign to integrate digital tools into its operations. WASHINGTON: The Air Force...
  • Feb 6, 2021
    "What happens to the funds that were authorized and appropriated by Congress for the NSpC?," a former space official wonders. 
  • Feb 5, 2021
    The Air Force is "driving toward" 2023 for initial operating capability for Skyborg, says AFRL Director Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle.
  • Jan 30, 2021
    "Information gathered up to and through Tracking Layer Tranche 0 will help inform decisions about future tranches, including how many and which types of sensors should be flown to...
  • Jan 19, 2021
    CBO estimates that developing F-35-launched boost-phase interceptors to defend against North Korean ballistic missiles would cost $25 billion to $40 billion to develop, with an...
  • Jan 11, 2021
    "The Air Force has been quite open about the need to develop a new generation of weapons that are smaller and better suited for stealth aircraft operations," says Mitchell...
  • Jan 5, 2021
    The upcoming JADC2 Posture Review "will show the department exactly where we are deficient in executing our mission or missions," Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall says. WASHINGTON: The Joint...