A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II, assigned to the No. 3 Squadron, arrives to receive fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-46A Pegasus from the 13th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over Australia during Talisman Sabre 23, July 26, 2023. Talisman Sabre is the U.S.’s largest bilateral exercise in Australia that demonstrates the capability to rapidly deploy and operate to accomplish a wide range of missions alongside joint and allied partners in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Australia looks to DOD in shaping its new Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator

Officials involved in the accelerator recently put out their inaugural “problem statement” call to industry.
U.S. soldiers assigned to 82nd Airborne 3rd Brigade Combat Team, train with the Integrated Visual Augmentation System as a part of Project Convergence 2022. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Thiem Huynh)

Army finalizing information capabilities baseline

The document will provide the initial guidance for how organizations can write requirements for systems and capabilities within the information domain.
Subcommittee chairman Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) listens during a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Cyber, Information Technologies and Innovation hearing about artificial intelligence on Capitol Hill July 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. The hearing focused on barriers that prevent the Department of Defense from adopting and deploying A.I. effectively and the risks from adversarial A.I. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Lawmakers question US military base security amid ‘growing trend’ of alleged Chinese espionage

In a new letter, shared with DefenseScoop on Tuesday before it was disseminated publicly, members of Congress cite recent articles in the American press to warn of…
Richard Danzig (CNAS photo)

Navy announces members of new S&T board

The panel is being created to offer independent advice and counsel on issues and policies relating to scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition, logistics, medicine and business management functions.
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson attends a press conference at NASA headquarters September 14, 2023 in Washington, D.C. NASA announced the agency has appointed a new director of research to study “unidentified anomalous phenomenon”, formerly referred to as UFOs. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

NASA appoints new head of UAP research as it eyes deeper cooperation with Pentagon

The space agency also unveiled a report about how data collected by government, commercial and other sources can be analyzed to make sense of reports of potential…
Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, and Gen Sang-hwa Jung, Republic of Korea Air Force Chief of Staff, discuss initiatives to strengthen trust and interoperability at the Air and Space Forces Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 13. They planned for PACAF aircraft to participate in the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition this October as a demonstration of US extended deterrence to aggression and commitment to regional stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Gena Armstrong)

PACAF establishing new intel-sharing mechanisms to enhance all-domain awareness with allies

Gen. Ken Wilsbach discussed this plan as a key element of the command’s new official strategy to guide operations through 2030.