Threats

Expect ‘AI versus AI’ conflict soon, Pentagon cyber leader says

Artificial intelligence will usher in the next phase of cyber warfare, enabling new tools and new takes on classic attacks, officials and experts say.

Defense Systems

The Pentagon’s IT agency is crafting its very own AI-chatbot

The Alexa-type bot would help answer simple queries like “how to get a new laptop,” the agency’s chief tech officer said.

Defense Systems

The Pentagon’s latest connect-everything experiment shows progress, chief says

December's JADC2 experiment produced “a new set of connections across multiple data fabrics and applications,” said DOD’s deputy chief data and artificial intelligence officer.

Policy

Drones, armor lead new efforts by Ukraine’s foreign backers

The Pentagon-led Ukrainian Defense Contact Group seeks to keep Kyiv “ahead of the curve.”

Defense Systems

Some secret military programs are getting a little less secret

New classification guidance aims to streamline operations within the Pentagon and with foreign partners.

Business

Pentagon unveils its long-awaited defense industry strategy

The first-of-its-kind document aims to address fragile supply chains revealed by a global pandemic and simultaneous international conflicts.

Business

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Ideas

Why the Defense Department attended COP28

Climate change threatens our national security. We’ll face the challenge with allies and partners.

Policy

The defense industrial base is 'in crisis,' expert tells Hill panel

The defense establishment is not equipped to develop, acquire and onboard emerging technologies at scale, according to a draft report from the Pentagon.

Policy

Hundreds of promotions approved after Tuberville drops hold

Senate swiftly approves 425 officers’ advancement, but 11 four-star jobs remain in limbo.

Threats

Info threats demand a ‘cultural shift,’ new Pentagon strategy says

“The consistent integration of informational and physical power” must become “the norm.”