Forging the defense industrial base for the digital age
Former US Deputy CTO Nick Sinai argues the Pentagon must embrace Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial culture and work to ensure the latest technology reaches the battlefield.
Pentagon sending Ukraine SATCOM antennas for the first time via new $275M security package
They’ll “provide an additional capability on the ground at a critical time when Ukraine's infrastructure is being hit” by Russia, a DOD spokesperson said.
Satellite communications seeing an 'explosion of activity' during Ukraine war
The war in Ukraine has catalyzed an “explosion of activity” for military and commercial satellite communications capabilities, according to a top IT officer at U.S. European Command. “We went from about zero to 100 of requirements … into the European theater. That demand signal for more and more connectivity via mil[itary] satcom has just been unbelievable,” Brig. Gen. Chad Raduege, director of the command, control, communications and computers/cyber directorate, and…