The U.S. Navy is trying to improve its readiness while reining in the rising costs of maintenance and modernization. While these goals can seem at odds, the service’s first stab at this effort allowed it to boost its fighter jet mission-capable rates.
In an exclusive interview at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium, Gen. James Dickinson, the first commander of U.S. Space Command, talks about where he is in a drive toward full operational capability and the challenges he faces in establishing the new organization.
Defense News caught up with Vice Adm. Gene Black in Ukraine to discuss the importance of securing the Black Sea, and how the U.S. and its allies plan to counter Russian military activity in the region.
Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher, the now-retired director of the Army's Network Cross-Functional Team, reflects on how the service's battlefield network has improved and how multidomain operations can become a reality.
Defense News recently spoke with Senior Capt. Haissam Dannaoui about the service’s plan to restructure its fleet, securing the coastline and prepare to counter asymmetric threats amid the country’s oil exploration.