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Paulina Glass is an editorial fellow at Defense One.
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Congress’s Quantum Science Bill May Not Keep the US Military Ahead of China

September 17, 2018 If Congress wants to keep China from beating the U.S. in the race for quantum weapons, such as unhackable computers and stealth-defeating radar, then last week’s House bill may not be enough. On Thursday, the House passed the National Quantum Initiative Act, which aims to shore up national security by...

Lockheed quietly pitching a new fighter jet; From Raqqa to your radio; Boat load of weapons off Yemen; Careful spooks on LinkedIn; ‘Top Gun’ delay; And a bit more.

August 31, 2018 Is this America’s next fighter jet? With the F-35 still in tryouts and the super-elite F-22 Raptors frozen, defense giant Lockheed has been working on something new — a combination of both, Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber reported Thursday, in an exclusive. The gist: “Lockheed Martin is quietly pitching the U.S....

VP Pence to the Pentagon; ‘Shadow rulers of the VA’; Marines surprised down under; Getting Iran to talk to Trump; And a bit more.

August 9, 2018 “Space Corps” inbound? Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to deliver a “major policy announcement” inside the Pentagon shortly after you receive today’s edition, around 1115 ET. We reviewed the latest known-knowns in Wednesday’s D Brief. But if you missed it, here are the highlights: President Trump wants a Space...

Russia Is Slowly Declining As a Space Superpower

August 5, 2018 July was a tough month for the Russian space program. First came the arrest of scientist Viktor Kudryavtsev for allegedly leaking information on the development of hypersonic missiles to a member of NATO. Shortly thereafter, a second scientist was arrested on similar charges of leaking technology information, this time allegedly...

Cargo Bases in Space: Air Force General Wants Them Within a Decade

August 3, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Within a decade, U.S. troops may get some supplies from prepositioned stocks in space — if the Air Force’s mobility commander can make his vision come true. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II is already talking with SpaceX and other space-services companies about that and other space-related initiatives, the leader of...

Cargo Bases in Space: Air Force General Wants Them Within a Decade

August 2, 2018 Within a decade, U.S. troops may get some supplies from prepositioned stocks in space — if the Air Force’s mobility commander can make his vision come true. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II is already talking with SpaceX and other space-services companies about that and other space-related initiatives, the leader of...

Cargo Bases in Space: Air Force General Wants Them Within a Decade

August 2, 2018 Within a decade, U.S. troops may get some supplies from prepositioned stocks in space — if the Air Force’s mobility commander can make his vision come true. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II is already talking with SpaceX and other space-services companies about that and other space-related initiatives, the leader of...

Mattis: No Pentagon Policy Changes Since Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit

July 30, 2018 The July 11 summit in Helsinki has not prompted any policy changes at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday. During an impromptu briefing at the Pentagon, Mattis said he wasn’t doing anything different in Syria in the wake of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian...

Mattis: No Pentagon Policy Changes Since Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit

July 27, 2018 The July 11 summit in Helsinki has not prompted any policy changes at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday. During an impromptu briefing at the Pentagon, Mattis said he wasn’t doing anything different in Syria in the wake of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian...

China’s Robot Subs Will Lean Heavily on AI: Report

July 23, 2018 A rare interview with the leader of a Chinese unmanned-submarine program offers tantalizing new hints about the direction of China’s artificial-intelligence and naval-technology efforts — as well as Beijing’s messaging and deterrence strategies. Lin Yang runs the 912 Project, a classified program to develop new-generation military underwater robots by 2021....