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Russia Is Working to Pair Combat Jets and Drones, Too

In moves to match the U.S. military, experiments are aimed at producing mixed air regiments that are tied into a wider battlefield network.

AI-Powered Tools for Commanders Are a Top Priority for ‘Connect-Everything’ Effort

DoD’s artificial-intelligence efforts are moving beyond just helping analysts spot things in video.

Guam Becomes a Living Laboratory for Pentagon’s ‘Connect-Everything’ Experiments

US INDOPACOM and the Air Force are testing new networked warfare solutions in the region right now.

The Air Force’s ‘Connect Everything’ Project Just Had a Big Success

The simulated cruise missile intercept harnessed widely dispersed systems — all supervised by tablets in a flight-line hangar.

Build Allies Into Tomorrow’s Battlefield Network, Army Leaders Say

The service is trying to build a communications network that’s big enough to include coalition partners but small enough to fit on a truck and drive off to war.

How the Pandemic Is Helping The Military Prep For World War III

A local coronavirus response functioned as a crucial test of a new data network concept intended to deter Russia and China.

The Pentagon's $800M Effort to Embed AI In Decisions in 'All Tiers'

That's the goal of a five-year task order from the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to Booz Allen Hamilton.

What’s Wrong With the Air Force’s ‘Connect Everything’ Project

In a new report, GAO watchdogs say officials can’t say how much it costs or if it’ll even work

New Satellites Will Be a Big Step in the Pentagon’s Plan to Link Everything

A new “transport layer” constellation will help distribute tactical data — but won’t have defenses against anti-satellite weapons.

War on Autopilot? It Will Be Harder Than the Pentagon Thinks

Despite defense contractors’ glittering demonstrations, difficult realities are challenging the military’s race to network everything.