2017 SOFIC to Highlight Special Operations Priorities to Transform Current Capabilities for Futur...
The 2017 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), taking place May 15-18, 2017 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, FL, will showcase the latest technology and provide a forum for interaction and collaboration among academia, governme...
Trump Presidency Improves Prospects for Base Closures�
Lawmakers have repeatedly refused to authorize another round of U.S. military base realignment and closure, known as BRAC, despite pleas from Pentagon leaders. But that could change now that President Donald Trump is in office, according to defense ana...
Navy, Marine Corps Planning Large-Scale Technology Demonstration
The Navy and Marine Corps are gearing up to host a major exercise that will bring together members of industry, scientists, engineers and war fighters to experiment with new technologies that could shape the future force.
�New Warnings for the Military on Brewing Personnel Crisis
An increasing estrangement of the military from civilian society has been a deep concern of Defense Secretary James Mattis. The consequences of this trend are explored in �Warriors and Citizens,� a book Mattis co-edited last year, before he was tapped ...
Billions of dollars are projected to be invested in the wall that President Donald Trump plans to build on the U.S. southern border to stem illegal immigration. But homeland security experts also envision buying other technology to aid in the mission.
NDIA Leads Industry Response to Proposed IR&D Rule
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) served as the lead association for comments submitted Thursday�by the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations (CODSIA) in response to the Department of Defense�s November 4, 2016 proposed ru...
NDIA Appoints Ashley Bunce as Women In Defense Executive Director
The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) today announced it has appointed Ashley Bunce as Executive Director of Women In Defense, an NDIA affiliate that supports the advancement and recognition of women in national security. �
Navy Officials No Longer Talking Publicly About Laser Weapon Systems
As the U.S. military faces increased competition from near-peer competitors, the chief of naval operations said March 29 he would start keeping details of some of the Navy�s most high profile technology programs closer to the vest.
Military Not Taking Advantage of New Commercial Satellites
The commercial satellite industry, which the U.S. military relies heavily upon to communicate with its global forces, is launching systems that have throughputs that are orders of magnitude higher than any previous spacecraft.