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Paulina Glass is an editorial fellow at Defense One.
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Supersonic Bizjets May Attract Pentagon Interest

November 14, 2018 If supersonic passenger jets return to the skies, the U.S. military might find a few reasons to lease or even buy a few. More than 15 years after the last flight of the Concorde — the passenger jet that flew at just over Mach 2 — NASA and two private...

Supersonic Bizjets May Attract Pentagon Interest

November 13, 2018 If supersonic passenger jets return to the skies, the U.S. military might find a few reasons to lease or even buy a few. More than 15 years after the last flight of the Concorde — the passenger jet that flew at just over Mach 2 — NASA and two private...

China Shows Off Self-Steering Boat that Fires Missiles

November 7, 2018 China has developed an autonomous boat that can conduct reconnaissance and fire up to four guided missiles, state-run media reported. Manufactured by Zhuhai Yunzhou Intelligence Technology, the 7.5-meter, 3.7-ton Liaowangzhe-2 was displayed for the first time at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, in southern China this...

NASA Chief Lifts Sanctions on Russian Space Boss, Russia Says

October 22, 2018 A senior Russian official will be given temporary relief from Crimea-related sanctions so he can visit the United States to talk about improving the two countries’ cooperation on space matters — at least, that’s what Russian state media are saying. On Friday, TASS reported, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said in...

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...