The importance of GPS as a military tool was underscored by Kremlin media in November 2021 as troops were massing along the Ukraine border. After Russia demonstrated it could destroy a satellite in space, a television commentator known to be an unofficial mouthpiece of President Putin said the nation could “blind NATO” by shooting down all GPS satellites.
Defense News convened with defense community thought leaders and experts to break down the budget both on a broad scale and on a programmatic level. This virtual panel discussion provided analysis and observations on what’s shaping the budget, and what leaders in industry and government need to know for the DoD’s investment priorities.
As soon as Russia launched its invasion into Ukraine last week, Defense News and Military Times reporters leapt into action to bring their readers the most comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the ongoing military conflict.