Science & Tech

The next drone war is coming to Gaza

The world could soon glimpse how soldiers use drones and personal data to find targets.

Defense Systems

Army’s hyperconnected visions depend on new approaches to software, networks

Empowering A-teams and Pacific allies requires overcoming barriers to secure access to data.

Threats

‘Unprecedented’ Hamas attack on Israel shows ‘apparent quantum leap’ in capabilities, experts say

As Israel launches airstrikes in response, many expect the retaliation to have unprecedented aspects as well.

Science & Tech

EU official calls out X as largest promotor of disinformation

“My message for Twitter/X is…We will be watching what you do,” official says.

Science & Tech

Taiwan is using generative AI to fight Chinese disinfo

But LLM models will enable new adversaries as well as allies, top intelligence official warns.

Science & Tech

France sees smaller future in Africa, larger role in the Pacific, says country’s air force chief

French military is increasing its spend on tankers to be more places at once with a lighter permanent footprint.

Exclusive Threats

With eye toward Russia and China, NORTHCOM concludes special mission in the Arctic

“It's really both competitors we see operating up there, routinely,” commander says.

Threats

US partners in Asia can act as ‘counterweight’ to China, says Army Pacific commander

“Each of these nations out here are working to defend their national sovereignty,” Gen. Charles Flynn said Wednesday.

Threats

China’s new satellites extend its military reach, US says

Rapid buildup “allows them to see much further with greater precision at day and at night and through all weather,” Space Force intel chief says.

Science & Tech

US must harness generative AI in competition against China, think tank warns

The Pentagon recently launched a task force to explore how to incorporate generative AI, but a new report notes it could be useful across a wide range of government activities.

Science & Tech

How China could use generative AI to manipulate the globe on Taiwan

Generative AI could allow China to radically improve and scale up disinformation efforts, just in time for the Taiwanese presidential election, a new report argues.

Policy

Geopolitical tension with China would hit U.S. critical technology sectors hard, new study shows

The next major financial crisis is likely to stem from further deterioration between the U.S.-China relationship

Science & Tech

‘Hellscape’: DOD launches massive drone swarm program to counter China

INDOPACOM wants to be able to find and hit 1,000 targets in 24 hours. Cheap drones are the answer—if DOD can make them quickly enough.