Policy

US will send another $300M in weapons to Ukraine, thanks to ‘cost savings’

Good negotiating on earlier contracts freed up funds for rockets and ammo, officials say.

Ideas

Look deeper: Time may be on Ukraine’s side

If Kyiv can hold out through the next winter—a big if—there are trends that run in its favor.

Ideas

Far from the front, AI is starting to prove its military value

From customizing training to slashing through red tape, artificial intelligence tools are being put to use.

Business

The West is underestimating Ukraine’s artillery needs

Russia is producing far more 152mm shells than Ukrainian forces can obtain, researchers say.

Ideas

How Poland's new blimp may boost the Pentagon's connect-everything effort

The planned sale of a reconnaissance aerostat could help allies link up to JADC2.

Threats

Russian hybrid operations on the rise in Estonia, Moldova

Similar Russian attempts to exploit ethnic divisions in democratic nations have preceded more aggressive action.

Threats

Defense One Radio, Ep. 144: How Russia cements control

How does the Kremlin force an entirely new reality on an occupied city? And how do Europeans feel about the invasion and U.S. hesitation to rearm Ukraine?

Policy

First Ukrainian F-16 pilots will complete training as soon as May

Air National Guard director says the effort is taking a bit longer because pilots need to learn a “full range of missions.”