Military

Gen. Hyten calls DOD software acquisition a ‘nightmare’ in pitch for requirements reform

by Jackson Barnett • 24 hours ago

Gen. John Hyten said that software acquisitions is a "nightmare" and needs desperate reforms, along with re-shaping how requirements are written.

Pentagon lacks tools, support to scale AI, says RAND report

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The congressionally mandated report finds that the Joint AI Center is ambitious but lacks the vision, strategy and resources needed to scale the technology across the DOD.

The ‘silver lining’ in the fallout between Google and Project Maven

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The tech industry was slow to accept that artificial intelligence is a dual-use technology with military applications, but the controversy over Project Maven changed the conversation, says a prominent entrepreneur.

Multi-domain operations: Like bringing Waze to the battlefield

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The Air Force's Will Roper says that getting the U.S. military to multi-domain operations requires taking the best tech that already exists in the commercial world and cloning that for command and control.

Air Force’s shift to multi-domain operations depends on networks

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

The future of battle in multi-domain operations "will depend less on discrete warfighting platforms and more on the networks, data and IT infrastructure that binds them all together," acting Secretary Matt Donovan said.

Networks ‘foundational’ to evolving Army operations, top cyber officials say

by Billy Mitchell • 4 months ago

As the Army invests more in its networks and depends on them increasingly, defending them has become a bigger focus of its cybersecurity teams.

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