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The Future of Collaborative Combat Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force boasts the finest combat aircraft and pilots in the world, but even they are going to need help preserving air dominance in the coming decades.

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Judge Finds Sailor Not Guilty in Fire That Destroyed $1.2B Warship

Even though a separate Navy review found that 34 people, including five admirals, contributed to or directly led to the loss of the USS Bonhomme Richard, Ryan Mays is the only person to have faced a court-martial.

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Conquering Capacity & Bandwidth Challenges in Satellite Communications

Regardless of location the ability to receive and transmit critical information quickly can mean the difference between mission success and failure.

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After Jan. 6 Texts Were Wiped, DOD IG Is Scrutinizing Pentagon Records Management

A review begun last August has expanded "based on concerns identified during the audit," acting DOD inspector general tells Congress.

Threats

Much-Delayed Carrier Won’t Go Far in Its First Deployment

Five years into service, USS Ford will exercise in the Atlantic ahead of a full deployment in 2023.

Ideas

Explainer: Russia's Illegal Plan to Annex More of Ukraine

As Moscow clears Red Square for a Friday ceremony, a look at popular sentiment in the four distinct regions.

Policy

Democrats Introduce New Path To Protect Troops’ Abortion Access

An NDAA amendment that would give troops the time and money to cross state lines for an abortion has 23 Democratic co-sponsors.

Business

After Big Pentagon Contract Wins, L3Harris CEO Eyes More Growth

Three years after merger of L3 Technologies and Harris, the company is striving to “compete on a level playing field,” CEO Kubasik says.

Science & Tech

How Will the Military Use 5G? A New Drone Experiment Offers Clues

High-speed networking promises to help bring AI to bear on floods of battlefield sensor data.

Defense Systems

Oversight Of Nuclear-Weapons Contractors' Cyber Practices Has Been ‘Inconsistent’: GAO

The National Nuclear Security Administration incompletely implemented some cyber practices and didn’t have clear knowledge about what its subcontractors were doing, the watchdog agency reported.

Ideas

Nord Stream Leaks Underline Gray-Zone Risks

Damaging a neighbor’s environment can be easy, cheap, and deniable.

Threats

The US Navy Accused Him of Arson. Its Own Investigation Showed Widespread Safety Failures.

After the USS Bonhomme Richard fire, investigators found missing fire hoses, a broken sprinkler system and other systemic failures. The Navy is still accusing a sailor of arson, against the advice of a military judge.