DIA director sees room for improvement in cyber intelligence and support

The Defense Intelligence Agency is responsible for providing intel on foreign militaries and owning all the intelligence directorates at the combatant commands.

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Pentagon acquisition chief optimistic — but not certain — that hypersonics will transition into production soon


Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment William LaPlante said “the proof will be in the pudding.”

Air Force to install new manager to oversee next-gen command and control


Air Force Secretary shed light on current technological priorities and in-the-works elements of the branch’s 2024 budget request.

Maryland federal judge sets timeline for preliminary hearings in DOJ-Booz Allen antitrust lawsuit


The court will discuss objections to the acquisition at a pre-trial conference on Sept. 13.

Army wants to develop EW payloads launched from the air and potentially the ground


The Army is still working on the concept for ground-launched electronic warfare effects as requirements have not yet been written.

Army moving out on new short range and long-range electronic warfare platforms


The Army is planning a critical operational test next year for its first brigade signals intelligence and jamming platform, with designs for a larger such system being bid by two companies.

Air Force sees opportunities to scale production of drones, software for wars of attrition


There has long been concern about the ability to replace equipment losses during a large-scale conventional war. A senior Air Force official believes autonomous systems and software could be part of the solution.

Biden taps Nickolas Guertin to be Navy’s acquisition chief


Guertin is currently the director of operational test and evaluation of U.S. military weapon systems in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

DOD to roll out new online marketplace to speedily buy AI-aligned tech


It's envisioned to serve as the Pentagon's "digital environment of post-competition, readily awardable, technology solutions."

Spacecom leader lays out wish list for DARPA-led innovation


U.S. Space Command is interested in new tech to improve domain awareness, vehicle autonomy, maneuver and logistics.

Hicks says Pentagon moving too slowly in transitioning DARPA tech to warfighters


The Pentagon needs to get better at transitioning promising capabilities from the lab to the battlefield, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said.