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US forces down missiles as Iran attacks Israel

Navy warships and Air Force fighter squadrons shot down dozens of drones and a half dozen ballistic missiles launched from Iran and Yemen, U.S. officials said.

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Defense One Radio, Ep. 149: The state of the Army

Our annual State of Defense series continues with a focus on the Army.

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Europe is already planning for what happens if Ukraine loses. It’s ugly

A newly energized Russia is already escalating grey-zone operations in Eastern Europe, says Estonia’s defense minister.

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What we learn from Serbia's intriguing fighter-jet choice

Belgrade's plan to buy its first Western-designed combat aircraft reveals trends in its military, the region, and Russia.

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Three firms will vie for Marines' $249M loitering-munitions buy

The Organic Precision Fires-Light contract aims to get the weapons to infantry units by 2027.

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Russia stole US agencies' emails from Microsoft systems, CISA says

The alert comes a week after DHS faulted the company for a security culture that enabled a similar China-backed cyberattack last year.

Policy

Do states need a ‘Space Force militia’? Air Force says no

A recent legislative proposal reignited debate over a potential Space National Guard.

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What about Ukraine’s Abrams tanks?

Recent losses underscore the importance of doctrine and training—not just weapons—in war.

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It's getting harder to identify China's network attacks, Mandiant CEO says

In an interview, Kevin Mandia also said it's probably easier to sway an election through misinformation than hacking.

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Pentagon can’t force Starlink to block service to Russians, US official says

US is “taking steps” and “working through” the problem with SpaceX and Ukraine, space-policy leader says.

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Russia could be outshooting Ukraine 10-to-1 ‘within weeks’: EUCOM chief

In House hearing, Gen. Cavoli laid out the consequences of more House inaction on aid.

Policy

When can US spies buy your personal data? New guidelines are coming

The ODNI will soon release "extra safeguards" for protecting citizens' privacy when buying datasets, a top Pentagon lawyer says.

Defense Systems

Space Force outlines vision for hybrid military-commercial-allied mission architectures

New strategy offers guidance on what the USSF wants to buy, but not how much it plans to spend.

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US-China mil-to-mil thaw reaches space

Beijing has reached out on space safety, says U.S. Space Command leader, who also issued warnings about new PLA capabilities.

Science & Tech

To adapt command posts to modern war, Army wants more commercial tech

Plans include more commercial satellite tech, plus more options to hide within commercial communications traffic.