Monday, October 18, 2021

DoD

Potential of AI in Missile Defense Testing, Operations

Mountains of data are generated when the U.S. military conducts missile Defense testing, and not all of that data is even used, simply because there's more information to be processed than there are people to process it, the director...

Afghanistan Government Collapses

Twenty years after being removed from power in a U.S.-led invasion, Taliban militiamen swept to into Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Sunday, facing little resistance from Afghan government forces. Within hours, Afghanistan's Washington-backed president had left the country and the flag...

Falkonry design win with the U.S. Navy

Falkonry, the innovation leader in Operational AI, today announced a significant design win with the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Philadelphia. Falkonry worked in close collaboration with the Navy group during the initial Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E)...

Operation Allies Refuge: Fort Lee Chosen as First Stop in U.S. for Relocating Afghans

Over the weekend the State Department asked the Defense Department to provide a location where it could temporarily house as many as 2,500 Afghan citizens as part of the "Operation Allies Refuge" program. "We have recommended, based on this initial...

DOD Wants Partners to Up Their Cybersecurity Game, Official Says

The Defense Department wants to help its partner contractors, large and small, become better at their own cybersecurity efforts, the deputy assistant of defense for cyber policy said yesterday. "We definitely want to make sure that size is not an...

DOD Announces $226.3 Million in Industrial Base Expansion Actions

The Department of Defense (DOD), on behalf of and in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), awarded $226.3 million in contracts and contract modifications to increase domestic production capacity of nitrile gloves and SARS‐CoV‐2 antibody...

U.S. Faces Evolving, Emboldened Adversaries in Cyberspace, Officials Warn

WASHINGTON — As threats in cyberspace constantly evolve, the United States is facing adversaries that are increasingly sophisticated, capable and emboldened in that domain, top  officials told lawmakers today. The cyberspace domain has “evolved dramatically” in the eight years since...

Combat: Ground fighters must ‘Overmatch’ Enemies

ARLINGTON, Va. — American ground fighters must overmatch any potential adversary, now and in the future, the men in charge of the Close Combat Lethality Task Force said here today. Robert Willke, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and...

U.S Department of Defense: Weapons Procurement Cost Estimate of $1.92 trillion

The U.S Department of Defense estimates that the cost for the acquisition of major weapons platforms rose from $1.74 trillion to $1.92 trillion in 2017, Defense News reported Tuesday. The figure represents a 10 percent increase from the previous year’s projections,...

Carter to Convene Counter-ISIL Defense Ministers Meeting in Germany

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 — Iraq, Syria, and the worldwide fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are on the agenda for the second meeting of the defense ministers of countries that are making the most...
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Dynetics to Manufacture Enduring Indirect Fires Protection Capability (IFPC) Weapon System for the US Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 27, 2021 - Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, has been awarded a contract by...
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