Using Starlink Paints a Target on Ukrainian Troops
Units scramble for solutions as Russia learns to locate and jam the vital comsat links.
Defense One Radio, Ep. 120: Air Force chief Gen. Charles Q. Brown
Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown sat down with Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber to discuss priorities for the year ahead, lessons from Russia’s Ukraine invasion, and more.
Lawmakers Blast TikTok CEO Over Data Privacy
At a House hearing, legislators took turns grilling Shou Chew about securing Americans’ data on the popular video-sharing app.
Key Trends in Federal Cybersecurity Investment
Malicious cyber threats; increases in supply chain attacks; and compromise of privileged credentials pose persistent risks to government agencies.
F-35 Sales Rise as Russian Invasion Grinds On
Air Force general says recent deals show how NATO allies are stepping up as the U.S. focuses on China.
This Ugly Dispute Over Amphibious Warships Didn’t Have to Happen
The Pentagon’s civilian leaders must spell out what they need to deter China.
Zero Trust in Action
Learn how to chart a course and accelerate Zero Trust – by tackling software development and application security (AppSec).
Pentagon’s No. 2 Civilians Fire Back in ‘Woke’ Wars
“There's been no detraction from the primary mission,” Navy Undersecretary Erik Raven told dubious GOP senators.
Science & Tech
Soldiers Can Now Steer Robot Dogs With Brain Signals
A small sensor tucked neatly behind the ear allowed soldiers to mentally guide robotic quadrupeds.
A Slim Rhetorical Wedge Could Drive China and Russia Apart
U.S. officials must skip no opportunity to remind Moscow that it is Beijing's junior partner.
Science & Tech
The Air Force Is Rebuilding Its Pacific Plans Around the B-21
A “daily flyer” bomber that’s also an intel-and-communications hub will make the entire service less vulnerable in a potential war with China, officials say.
Lawmakers Propose Civilian Cyber Reserve to Bolster DOD and DHS
Bipartisan bills aim to allow the agencies to bolster cybersecurity by recruiting skilled civilians to serve as reservists.
China ‘Colonizes’ Space with Its First Rice Harvest
The cultivation of food in orbit is part of a larger push by the Chinese space program toward a lunar base.
‘Woke-ism’ Not an Issue, Top Military Leaders Say
Inclusion is actually a critical part of unit cohesion, Air Force chief and Marine commandant said.
20 Years Later, Terrorism Simmers from Iraq to Afghanistan, Officials Warn
Threats are rising once again, two decades after the American invasion that unleashed them all.
Counter-Offensive Arms, Gear Continues a Trend in US Aid to Ukraine
Mine-clearing and bridging equipment are of particular use in assaulting dug-in forces.
Science & Tech
Marine Makers: How I MEF Troops Are Putting 3D Printers to Work
From generator covers to car parts, a Marine describes how additive manufacturing helps his unit get on with its mission.
No US-Turkey Rapprochement Is Possible Under Erdogan
The Turkish president has morphed into an opponent of democratic governance.