A range of advanced technologies combined with new operational and organizational constructs make up the DoD’s Third Offset Strategy, an initiative that seeks to ensure the U.S. military stays well ahead of its most aggressive competitors.
The Department of Defense's Strategic Capabilities Office — where scientists and engineers take military systems that do one thing and make them do something completely different — is a near-term asset.
Senior military leaders discussed potential challenges their commands may face in supporting future operations during a meeting of defense industry partners in St. Louis, Missouri.
After 15 years of continuous combat operations focused on counterterrorism, irregular warfare, and nation building, the joint force is now preparing for a future that demands skill across the full range of military operations, including […]
The United States has the world’s mightiest military, but it faces potent challenges. “We’re organized to combat geographically isolated problems… But our future conflicts will cross those regional boundaries. They’ll be transregional in nature.”
The Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy pursues next-generation technologies and concepts to assure U.S. military superiority, but the real focus is strengthening U.S. conventional deterrence to make sure wars don’t happen.
Earlier this month Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s new Defense Innovation Board recommended to the department several novel practices for improving innovation at the Pentagon, and today he announced that he would implement three of them.
The DARPA has transferred to the Air Force ownership of a revolutionary space surveillance telescope, and the agency is working on other real-time technologies…
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has worked with the Air Force to develop an advanced telescope that already is revolutionizing space situational awareness and helping prevent potential collisions with satellites or planet Earth.
World-class scientists and engineers have been creating cutting-edge technologies for warfighters at military laboratories for nearly 100 years, and a Sept. 28 hearing on Capitol Hill focused on technologies being developed today for future wars.