Quantum computing is expected to make existing forms of cybersecurity obsolete, but the coming revolution has not jolted researchers and firms to fully invest in the technology, according to the community, experts and industry officials.
For most of its history, U.S. Cyber Command has plunged into operations without having first finalized its organization and force. Now that the cyber mission force has been built, the command is beginning to work out strategic problems and how to employ its capabilities in an environment where operations can change at the millisecond level.
“Innovation” and “force modernization” are the Pentagon buzzwords of the day. Strategies are being developed across the Department of Defense enterprise, with these concepts as the foundation pillars. Is this a flawed idea involving competing philosophies? Can the U.S. be truly innovative if it wants to rapidly modernize its force? For the first time in […]
Australian Defense Minister Christopher Pyne announced Friday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has been selected as the winner of its competition to supply a medium altitude long endurance (MALE) remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) to the Australian Defence Force. Australia has yet to make a choice between the MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 variant currently […]
The U.S. Defense Department is planning to increase investments in directed-energy systems used for missile defense over the next several budget cycles, according to the department’s top technology adviser. Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, said Tuesday he expects to have usable directed-energy weaponry in the hands of war fighters in “no […]