The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) defeats a combination of Houthi missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles in the Red Sea, Oct. 19. Carney is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to help ensure maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Lau)
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DefenseScoop obtained a memorandum that charters the Deputy's Innovation Steering Group to "rapidly evaluate, identify, and execute innovative solutions for key operational problems facing the Joint Force…
Adm. Christopher Grady, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, views the Navigation Seamanship Surface Trainer during a tour of the Mariner Skills Training Center Atlantic, June 7, 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James D. Mullen)
"It marks a distinctive paradigm change," Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Christopher Grady said at AFA’s Air, Space and Cyber conference.
Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Englehardt, the noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the operations section for the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, which is deployed to support 1st Theater Sustainment Command, gauges wind speed near the Camp Buehring, Kuwait, drop zone for the April 22, 2021 air drop of four bundles using the Joint Precision Air Delivery System, JPADS. Englehardt said JPADS uses the Modular Autonomous Guidance Unit, or MAGU, to manipulate the the parafoil’s rigging to steer it using GPS to reach its programmed coordinates. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Neil W. McCabe)