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Defense Systems Update
December 6, 2022

Google Cloud Gets DOD's Blessing. But Will It Win Contracts?
By Lauren C. Williams

Within days, the Pentagon is expected to announce winners of its up-to-$9 billion tactical cloud effort.

Explosions at Russian Air Bases May Change Several Nations' Calculations
By Patrick Tucker

Moscow says Ukraine converted old Soviet drones into long-range weapons that struck hundreds of miles inside Russian territory.

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Does Your Tech Need Investors? Try DOD's New Matchmaking Office
By Edward Graham

The Office of Strategic Capital aims to help critical innovations cross the "Valley of Death."

The Defense Department Finally Has a Permanent Watchdog
By Courtney Bublé

"I shall continue to be true to the principle of nonpartisanship that is a hallmark of the IG system," Robert Storch said during his confirmation hearing.

Microsoft, Defense Firms Partnering on Modeling and Simulation Capabilities
By Edward Graham

Microsoft is collaborating with defense sector companies as DOD seeks to increase its gaming, exercising, modeling and simulation capabilities.

Expect AR/VR on the Battlefield, Air Force CIO Says
By Lauren C. Williams

Augmented- and virtual-reality gear will become more than just a training tool, Knausenberger says.

Ukraine Pushes Government Digitization As War Rages
By Patrick Tucker

New services help citizens access services, ID Russian war criminals, and reassure foreign supporters.

Air Force Unveils New B-21 Stealth Bomber After Seven Years in the Making
By Marcus Weisgerber

Hundreds of VIPs and thousands of Northrop employees applauded as tail number 0001 was shown off with help from lasers and fog machines.

Austin Urges Congress to Pass a Budget, Citing China Threat
By Marcus Weisgerber

But the secretary left inflation, supply chain, and worker woes out of his speech to the Reagan National Defense Forum.

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