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AFWERX plans new ‘proving ground’ to accelerate autonomy tech
The head of the new program briefed DefenseScoop on the roots of this work and the innovation hub's ultimate vision.
Accelerating the use of emerging tech is key pillar of new National Defense Strategy
A "wide-range of newer, faster-building technologies and applications" pose new challenges for the Pentagon, a senior Defense official said.
AFRL to make new chips to ‘control and process’ qubits for future quantum computers
A new $22.5M contract is indended to advance the photonic approach to quantum processing.
Navy plans to deploy Project Overmatch capabilities throughout the fleet ‘sooner than later’
The advanced networking capabilities will be "transformational," according to Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro.
DDS chief urges feds to capitalize on shifting workplace expectations in recruitment
Evolving workforce desires present new opportunities to grow and diversify staff, according to the director of the Defense Digital Service.
Some OSD components failed to meet deadline for naming data chiefs
Every component of the Office of the Secretary of Defense has been tasked to select an official to oversee their teams’ implementation of data management and associated policies.
Pentagon announces new members of Defense Innovation Board
A key Pentagon advisory body focused on technology and innovation convened with its new members for the first time on Monday.
New Army white paper lays out vision for high-tech force in 2030
The "Army of 2030" vision highlights key technologies and other priorities for making the service a more “data centric" force.
Pentagon's list of Chinese military-linked companies operating in the U.S. grows
The world’s biggest consumer drone-maker DJI is among more than a dozen Chinese companies the DOD spotlighted this week.
DISA leader shares AI and machine learning strategies to improve warfighter needs
DISA director Roger S. Greenwell and Google Cloud executive Josh Marcuse discuss leaning on partnerships to implement advanced cloud capabilities.