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Defense Digital Service, Air Force Research Lab Plan Counter-UAS Tech Transition; Katie Olson Quoted


The Defense Department's digital service group reportedly plans to transition its small unmanned aerial system sense-and-detect platforms to the Air Force Research Laboratory's Negation of Improvised Non-State Joint Aerial system program by Sept. 30. The technology transfer effort follows a memorandum of understanding signed between DDS and AFRL in April for collaborative work in the counter-sUAS area.

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Katie Olson to Temporarily Succeed Brett Goldstein as Defense Digital Service Director

Katie Olson

Katie Olson, deputy director of the Defense Digital Service (DDS), will serve as the agency's acting leader as Brett Goldstein steps down. Goldstein led DDS as director for a couple of years. Olson, Goldstein's temporary successor, joined DDS in 2019 as chief of staff then became the agency's deputy director in 2020.

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