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Caroline Houck

Staff Correspondent Caroline Houck is a staff correspondent at Defense One. She previously was an Atlantic Media fellow.
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NATO Spending, in Two Charts: 2016 Edition

July 29, 2016 In 2014, NATO adopted a guideline for members’ defense spending: 2 percent of gross domestic product. On Friday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drew new attention to this guideline when he said he would look at countries’ contributions to the alliance before defending them from an attack. Here’s who’s currently...

Navy’s Future Submarines May Go to Sea with Robot Remoras

July 18, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow When Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley imagines the attack submarines of the future and how they’ll team with underwater drones, he pictures sharks — and the remora fish attached to them. The remora, which uses its suction-cup head to catch rides with large marine animals, suggests there’s a new and better...

The Navy’s Future Submarines May Go to Sea with Robot Remoras

July 17, 2016 When Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley imagines the attack submarines of the future and how they’ll team with underwater drones, he pictures sharks — and the remora fish attached to them. The remora, which uses its suction-cup head to catch rides with large marine animals, suggests that there’s a new and...

The Pentagon’s Secret Weapons Guru Asked For Your Crazy Ideas & Got 1,000 in 1 Month

July 13, 2016 An open call for “novel concepts” by the Pentagon’s secret-weapons guru William Roper has produced almost a thousand responses in less than one month, some of them surprisingly promising. Roper heads the Strategic Capabilities Office, or SCO, which is at the head of Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s efforts to make...