U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, assault the objective during a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise (CALFEX), Warrior Strike 2024, at the Rodriguez Live Fire Complex, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea, Jan. 6, 2024. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Alexander Kelly)

Leading the charge: Transforming US Army systems through digital engineering

Enabling technologies such as AI and multi-cloud environments can enhance a digital engineering approach.
PACIFIC OCEAN (May 3, 2023) A global advanced reconnaissance craft is deployed in the Pacific Ocean during the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s Integrated Battle Problem (IBP) 23.1. IBP 23.1 is a U.S. Pacific Fleet experiment, executed by U.S. 3rd Fleet, operationalizing multi-domain employment of unmanned systems to create fleet warfighting advantages. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek Kelley)

CJADC2 needs a hedge to succeed

Using short-range uncrewed systems in each domain, a hedge force for Taiwan would act essentially as a mobile minefield, damaging transport vessels and warships in narrow “kill…
Members of the 56th Air and Space Communications Squadron at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam operate cyber systems using a Enhanced communications flyaway kit during the Global Information Dominance Experiment 3 and Architect Demonstration Evaluation 5 at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena, Michigan, July, 12, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy Picard)

Data and AI: How CDAO is accelerating DOD’s mission

It’s important for the Department of Defense to double-down on visibility and security of its data while mulling over considerations for upcoming guidance.
Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems Rear Adm. Seiko Okano leads a group mentoring session with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division officers. (U.S. Navy photo by Eric Parsons/Released)

Greater ownership is the key to bridging the Valley of Death

In this op-ed, Dcode spoke with Rear Adm. Seiko Okano, who argues that culture and ownership are vital to scaling innovation.
Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recover a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 5, 2023. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tyler Thompson)

It’s not what the spy balloon gathered — it’s what it exposed 

The U.S. must take a clear, bold stance against China in the wake of its spy balloon traveling over U.S. airspace, Lt. Gen. Charlie “Tuna” Moore writes…