Ideas

Defense One Radio, Ep. 122: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley

Milley spoke with Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron on the Ukraine war, China, Taiwan, Mexico, and more.

Policy

DOD to Favor Small-Business Contracts Over 'Best-in-Class' Awards

Contracting officers will prioritize goals for small- and disadvantaged-business contracting over BIC objectives "if achievement of both goals is not possible."

Policy

Austin Urges Congress to Pass a Budget, Citing China Threat

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

Ideas

Defense One Radio, Ep. 111: Drones in Russia's Ukraine war, and elsewhere

We focus on the latest developments in unmanned aerial systems, from the front lines to a conference in Washington.

Science & Tech

US Working on AI to Predict Ukraine’s Ammo and Weapons Needs

But a Pentagon watchdog is already unhappy with the way materiel is being tracked.

Defense Systems

After 5 Full-Throttle Years, Kessel Run Is Settling In for the Long Haul

The new leader of the Air Force “software factory” wants data and architecture standards that stand the tests of time.

Policy

What's Appropriate on Social Media? DOD Spells It Out in New Guidance

The Pentagon's first department-wide policy for official accounts also requires reporting fake accounts.