Jon Harper


Special Operations Command trying to prepare for quantum computing threat

by • 2 days ago

Adversaries could have new quantum computing and decryption capabilities by the end of this decade, SOCOM's chief data officer is warning.


Pentagon working with allies on secretive autonomous drone project

by • 3 days ago

The initiative aims to demonstrate the capabilities of artificial intelligence-enabled drones that could operate in highly contested environments.


Special Operations Command looking to ditch some of its drones, buy new ISR capabilities

by • 4 days ago

SOCOM wants better intelligence collection and intelligence fusion capabilities.


Space Force trying to protect its ‘soft underbelly’

by • 5 days ago

Cyberattacks could threaten on-orbit capabilities and the ground systems that support them.


Navy grappling with the future of its unmanned fleet

by • 5 days ago

The Navy's new shipbuilding plan and statements by senior officials indicate that the future of the unmanned fleet remains murky.


Marine Corps commandant gung-ho about loitering munitions

by • 2 weeks ago

The tactical unmanned aerial systems offer advantages over more traditional fires such as mortars and artillery, says the commandant of the Marine Corps.