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Sarah Zabel: USAF IT Strategy to Focus on Cyber as Program Requirement

Air Force Brig. Gen. Sarah Zabel has indicated that the service’s new information technology strategy will focus on cybersecurity as a requirement for every program “right from the beginning,” Breaking Defense reported Monday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. reports that Zabel, director of cyberspace strategy and policy at the Air Force, also said the strategy does not particularly focus on the …

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Army Col. Jim Ekvall: Electronic Warfare Key in ‘Drone Wars’

Col. Jim Ekvall, the U.S. Army‘s electronic warfare division chief, points to electronic warfare as key to gain an advantage over enemy forces amid the prevalence of unmanned aerial vehicles, Defense Systems reported Tuesday. David Walsh writes that Ekvall is looking to bolster electromagnetic spectrum operations to counter enemy UAVs and data communications through the spectrum. …

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Pentagon Updates Electronic Warfare Policies for Military Ops

The Defense Department has moved to integrate electronic warfare into its joint military operations for defense components to share tactics and technologies, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. Kevin McCaney writes Christine Fox, acting deputy defense secretary, has updated DoD’s policy to incorporate electronic warfare into space and cyber operations, navigation applications, …

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Jim Ekvall Outlines Army’s Cyber, Electronic Warfare Integration Plan

Army Col. Jim Ekvall discussed the service’s project to synchronize electronic warfare, cyber operations and electromagnetic spectrum in an interview with Federal News Radio that aired Wednesday. Ekvall, chief of the Army’s electronic warfare division, told radio station host Jared Serbu the three elements will form part of a doctrine …

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Report: Frank Kendall Memo Seeks Industry Help in Shaping Post-F35 Era

Defense Acquisition Undersecretary Frank Kendall sent a memo to industry seeking ideas on how to prepare for the next era of military aviation after the retirement of both the F-35 and F-22 fighters, Bloomberg reports. According to Tony Capaccio’s report, Kendall said the concept definition initiative, a Defense Advanced Research …

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Report: Russia Set to Spend $723B on Unmanned, Manned Planes

The Russian air force will direct $723 billion in funds toward new warplanes and helicopters over the next eight years, RT News reports. According to the report, President Vladimir Putin told an audience at a Moscow-area air show the country plans to acquire 600 new warplanes and 1,000 helicopters through …

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