Technology

Major Aerospace Supplier Spirit AeroSystems Looks to Expand Military, Space Business

Company executives see the company playing a larger role in designing hypersonic weapons and next-generation aircraft.

Air Force Grounds Most F-35s in US Due to Faulty Ejection Seats

The extraordinary stand-down order from Air Combat Command does not cover every fighter in the fleet, overseas, or other service branches.

After ‘Critical’ CHIPS Act, More Needed To Build Domestic Production, Experts Say​​

Global economics and lack of factory workers are among the factors complicating efforts to bring chip manufacturing back to the United States.

Northrop Grumman CEO: We Can Build a Next-Generation Fighter

Kathy Warden said the company’s B-21 stealth bomber positions it well to compete for the Next Generation Air Dominance warplane.

Faster Attacks Have Cyber Command Looking to Add All-Too-Scarce Experts

“I think the only way that I'm going to be able to do that in the near term is to grow the workforce myself,” command official says.

Navy Fleet Plan Needs 3-5% Annual Budget Increases for the Next Two Decades

CNO’s Navigation Plan 2022 codifies fleet plans years in the making, but can it survive Congress?

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Senators Take Aim At Future Quantum-Enabled Hacking With New Bill

Advanced computers of tomorrow pose big challenges to information security today.

UK to Fly Fighter Prototype Within Five Years, Defense Minister Says

That project is proceeding under somewhat less secrecy than the Pentagon’s next-gen air-dominance effort.

Boeing’s Fighter Jet Business Is Not Dead Yet, New Defense Boss Says

“We’re investing,” says Ted Colbert, outlining company plans on the eve of Farnborough Air Show.

China’s Roadblocks to Becoming A Science Superpower

Historical and structural problems complicate Beijing’s vision of tech leadership.

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.

New Top Coastie Wants More Data Tools to Help Leaders Make Decisions

Adm. Linda Fagan’s “highest priority” is transforming the service’s talent management system.

Navy Prints Metal Parts on the High Seas

An amphibious assault ship is testing a shipboard 3D printer during RIMPAC exercises.

Five Space Lessons Russia’s Invasion Taught Ukraine

Kyiv now wants its own imagery and comms satellites—and a stealthy way to launch them, a former space agency head says.

Army’s New Plan to ‘Transform’ Soldier Health Care with Technology

Service leaders will boost research into synthetic blood, quantum computing, and more.

Army Finishes Early Testing of Next-Generation Helicopter Engine

The General Electric power plants will be installed in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft.