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Andrew Marshall

Report: DoD Net Assessment Director Andrew Marshall Eyes January Retirement

Andrew Marshall Andrew Marshall, the 93-year-old director of the Defense Department‘s Office of Net Assessment, will retire in January following 41 years at the helm of DoD’s ...
Pentagon

Matthew Way: Army, JIEDDO Assess Commercial Systems During Culvert IED Detection Event

Twenty companies have demonstrated technologies that are built to detect improvised explosive devices at the U.S. military’s Culvert Denial Challenge event, Defense News reported ...
Gen. Joseph Dunford

Gen. Joseph Dunford Assumes Marine Corps Commandant Role

Gen. Joseph Dunford Gen. Joseph Dunford, the former International Security Assistance Force commander in Afghanistan, has taken a new role as the Marine Corps‘ commandant, DoD ...
Stephen Wilson

Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson: Air Force Eyes Engine Upgrade for B-52 Bombers

Stephen Wilson The U.S. Air Force wants to modernize the engines of its Boeing B-52 bombers as the service aims to improve the aircraft’s fuel efficiency in the long run, Defense ...
Gary-Wang

Gary Wang Joins U.S. Army as Deputy CIO/G6

Gary Wang, formerly director of the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance infrastructure division within the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence, has joined ...
Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Broaches World Naval Coalition for Maritime Security

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert said greater cooperation among the world’s navies would help strengthen international maritime security, DoD ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno Calls for National Dialogue on U.S.’ Global Military Strategy

Gen. Ray Odierno The U.S. Army‘s top uniformed officer said rising global threats underscore the need for the U.S. to open a constructive debate over the military’s future ...
research and development RD

Joshua Fischer, Noah Weston: Army Developing New Tactical Systems Testing Method

The U.S. Army is working on a new assessment plaftorm for military engineers to identify potential system-of-systems challenges in the early stages of a technology development and integration. The ...
Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson: DHS, Army to Increase Cooperation to Combat Evolving Threats

Jeh Johnson Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has called for closer cooperation between his department and the U.S. Army to counter threats and address public concerns through ...
ArmyChopper

John Charlton: Army Taps Industry for War Game Tech

The U.S. Army is preparing a drill intended to help the branch develop new warfighting technologies and cooperate with other military organizations, Defense News reported Monday. Joe ...