As the Pentagon’s Small Business Strategy makes clear, small companies are key to helping the U.S. ensure its technological superiority.
Calls to make Ukraine a laboratory and a testing ground for our own weapons and platforms are the right ones.
The next Joint Chiefs chair can set an example by promising not to jump to a lucrative job working on behalf of a defense contractor or foreign adversary.
A combination of enabling technologies and analytic capabilities produce a virtual model of a process, system, or object, informed by real-time data.
The safety and readiness of the force is too important to get lost in clever language about decision frameworks and assessment tools.
The genesis of an amphibious lift shortfall is the Corps’ abandonment of its long-standing requirement for a larger fleet of 38 ships, this Marine says.
New dynamics have created the best opportunity in a generation for progress on Middle East integrated air and missile defenses.
We may have dodged a bullet this time, but the conflict is nowhere near over.
To achieve the transformative effect needed to bolster deterrence against China, the Biden administration needs to keep its foot on the gas.
The real valley of death is not funding; it’s transitioning.
Congress should block the Air Force’s budget-driven request to retire 32 of its F-22s, while providing the resources necessary for air superiority.
The eventual passing grade is actually secondary to the kind of progress driven by the audit.
While procurement numbers and fleet size are important, they are not a proxy for assessing warfighting prowess.
Suggestions that there is no need for a sea-based battle staff platform fly in the face of Cold War and recent history.
Zealous reformers continue to over-focus on weapons buys when hardware is increasingly the commodity.
Systemic barriers to innovation persist within the military’s acquisition system that prevent the adoption of emerging technology.
The Pentagon is woefully unprepared to integrate commercial technologies and private capital at scale.
The political fight over the U.S. federal debt ceiling makes the outcome for the fiscal 2024 defense budget difficult to predict. But we'll still try.