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Lockheed Martin Doubles Ventures Fund as It Hunts for Future Tech Startups

Lockheed plans to continue investing in companies with disruptive technology.

Al Qaeda Leader Killed In US Drone Strike, Biden Says

The strike “made good” on Biden’s promise to target terrorists after withdrawing from Afghanistan, an official said.

House Republicans Skip Abortion Hearing With Military Doctors, Troops

Witnesses shared personal stories and pleaded for Congress to protect abortion access, saying it will only get worse after Dobbs.

A Navy Cyber Effort Is Fixing Thousands of Holes—and Building Tech Talent

A 10th Fleet operation gives tech-curious reservists some training and a real-world mission.

Lack of Workers Is Hurting Supply Chains More than COVID, Defense Execs Say

An economic slowdown might be the only way to fill job vacancies, says Raytheon CEO.

The Pentagon Gets the Better Part of a Trillion Dollars a Year. Why Isn’t That Enough?

The budgeting process has calcified, with huge sums going to the priorities of yesteryear.

Too Many National-Security Workers Shun Mental-Health Care, Leaders Say

Government and industry leaders are trying to get the word out: seeking help won't kill your career.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 105: Aerospace's new inflection point

Here's what industry execs were worried about at the Farnborough Airshow.

A Success in Norfolk Should Also Be a Warning

One flood-control project took a decade to complete. Lawmakers and feds can’t wait any longer to get the vast bulk of climate-mitigation work going.

A Look At Tech Amendments In The 2023 House NDAA

The bill, which boasted several hundred amendments, has provisions that touch on cyber education, spectrum, and satellites.

Ukraine Aid Oversight Hindered by Pentagon Record-Keeping, Watchdog Says

The IG report follows congressional concerns about oversight and efforts to coordinate with State and USAID.

Breaking News

US Drone Strike Kills Leader of ISIS In Syria

The strike comes just ahead of Biden’s first trip to the Middle East as president.

After Criticism, Army Reinstates High School Diploma Requirement as Recruitment Plummets

Service leaders offered to welcome more applicants without degrees, amid the “most challenging” recruiting environment since the Vietnam War.

The Risks of US Military Assistance to Ukraine

With arms pouring into a wartorn country, we must take steps to ensure they are not stolen or misused.

Climate Change Isn’t a Threat Multiplier. It’s the Main Threat.

Over the next six months, the defense community should champion and help plan a whole-of-society “hyper-response.”

Pentagon to Buy Two Advanced Air Defense Systems for Ukraine

The U.S.-Norway missiles may not be ready for weeks or months, official says.

Pentagon Agency Wants to Send Arms Monitors to Ukraine

The defense officials would make sure U.S. weapons are being used and stored properly.