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Douglas Loverro: DoD Should Integrate Commercial Space Tech Into Military Architecture

Douglas Loverro, deputy assistant secretary for space policy at the Defense Department, has said he believes commercial space platforms should be integrated into the overall technology architecture for warfighters, DoD News reported Wednesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Loverro made the remarks during a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies …

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Nick Szechenyi: Japan Requests $51B Defense Budget for Fiscal 2017

Nick Szechenyi, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has said Japan has requested $51 billion in defense budget for fiscal year 2017 in response to regional security threats, the National Defense magazine reports. Vivienne Machi writes Szechenyi said those regional threats include disputes over the East China …

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Adm. Kurt Tidd: Latin America Threat Networks Can Affect National Security, Regional Stability

Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, chief of the U.S. Southern Command, has said that transregional and transnational threat networks across Latin America pose a challenge to U.S. national security and affect stability in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Tidd told a maritime security forum hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies …

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Stephen Welby: DoD Must Gain Innovation Advantage Over Adversaries for Tech Edge

Stephen Welby, assistant secretary of defense for research and engineering, has said Defense Department must be more innovative than the U.S.’ adversaries if the country is to hold technological superiority in battle, DoD News reported Friday. Welby discussed research-and-development efforts across the defense sector at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and …

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Lisa Monaco: DHS Offers Cybersecurity Support to State Election Administrators

Lisa Monaco, the president’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, said the Department of Homeland Security has reached out to state election administrators to offer cybersecurity support and boost public confidence in voting systems, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu writes Monaco told a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum audience the …

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Gen. Paul Selva: Innovation Ideas Exist Across DoD, Military

U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the ideas of reform and innovation has spread in the military, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes Selva discussed the Defense Department‘s “state of innovation” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Thursday to collect ideas and knowledge from younger …

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Gen. Robert Neller: Marine Corps Mulls Added Assistant Squad Leaders

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller has said the service branch plans to add assistant squad leaders to its units to lead the flight of unmanned aerial vehicles, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Scott Maucione writes Neller told an audience at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the Marine Corps will …

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