As Army Launches Recruiting Drive in Cities, One Recruiter Lays Out the Challenges

Potential recruits aren’t worried about Army emphasis on diversity, despite Republican concerns.

Will SecAF’s Budget-Flexibility Proposal Die on the Hill?

Frank Kendall wants Congress to allow service secretaries to launch new efforts as threats arise, not when budget season rolls around.


How Special Operations Forces Must Meet the Challenges of a New Era

To the commander of U.S. SOCOM, what matters most is whether we solve the problem our nation needs solved.

How Do You Guard AI Data? The Army Wants to Know

If an enemy can mess with a training dataset, the promise of AI tools could become a nightmare.

In Ukraine, A New Chance to Judge the Patriot Missile

The much-lauded air-defense system has a decidedly mixed record. The Pentagon should watch its performance carefully.

Pentagon Network Chiefs Are Putting Automation to Work

Tireless cyber tools can patrol parts of DOD’s networks, tools, and applications where hackers like to hide.

Augmented-Reality Goggles ‘On Pace' for Limited 2024 Rollout, Army Says

Full production of the much-delayed Integrated Visual Augmentation System may start in summer 2025, the Army's chief buyer said.

China's Secretive Quest for Heavier Artillery

A now-deleted post reveals a research contract to test-fire 203mm shells, bigger than anything in the U.S. or Chinese arsenal.

As Pressure Builds, US Keeps Mum on Ukraine’s Cluster-Munitions Request

Proponents and military leaders note their tactical benefits, but strategic concerns may quash the deal.

Why the Navy & Air Force Can't Get Lasers Across the 'Valley of Death'

A new GAO report details missing links in efforts to move directed-energy weapons from the lab to the field.