Technology

Air Force-Backed Startup Reveals Hypersonic Aircraft Prototype

The company fired the drone’s afterburning engine during a ceremony in Atlanta.

This Isn’t the Big Telescope Debut NASA Imagined

The James Webb Space Telescope, the long-awaited successor to Hubble, is mired in controversy over its namesake.

Pentagon AI Chief Responds to USAF Software Leader Who Quit in Frustration

Lt. Gen. Groen concedes culture must change, but says faster development is already on the way.

Trump Wants the National Archives to Keep His Papers Away from Investigators – Post-Watergate Laws and Executive Orders May not Let Him

Donald Trump’s lawsuit to stop the release to Congress of potentially embarrassing or incriminating documents puts the National Archives in the middle of an old legal conflict.

GovExec Daily: The Future of Defense and Modernization

Defense One's Patrick Tucker speaks to Col. Elizabeth Sweet and Dr. Stephen Russell about how the Pentagon sees the future.

GovExec Daily: How Modernization Can be Done Effectively

Nextgov's Brandi Vincent speaks to HHS' Michael Peckham about moving forward to serve the mission.

What Slack Does for Women

For years, women have had to control their voice, posture, and demeanor in the workplace. With Slack, we don’t have to worry about any of that.

Lockheed Opens New Hypersonic Weapons Factory In Alabama

The manufacturing plant is the third digital factory opened by the world’s largest defense contractor this year.

GovExec Daily: Innovation, the Commercial Sector and the Pentagon

Defense One's Bradley Peniston discusses Defense modernization with Art Trevethan, Director of Corporate Ventures at the Army Applications Lab.

Learn to Use Data or Risk Dying in Battle, New Army Project Teaches

Project Ridgway pushes soldiers to use—and even create—the artificial-intelligence tools that will confer military advantage.

US Air Force Developing Combat Tanker-Airlifter that Can Land on Water

In a conflict with China, aircraft will need flexibility in basing, and that means water takeoffs, landings.

How ‘Engagement’ Makes You Vulnerable to Manipulation and Misinformation on Social Media

You have evolved to tap into the wisdom of the crowds. But on social media your cognitive biases can lead you astray.

GovExec Daily: Tech Acquisition Trends in 2021 and Beyond

Todd Gustafson of HP Federal and An Nguyen of NCS Technologies join the podcast to discuss IT priorities for government.

Five Ways 9/11 Changed the Defense Industry

More outsourcing, more services contracts, more generals on corporate boards—and that's just for starters.

How Equipment Left In Afghanistan Will Expose US Secrets

Even rendered inoperable, equipment now in the hands of the Taliban will yield troves of information about how the U.S. builds weapons and uses them.