Tag Archives: military advantage

DARPA’s Arati Prabhakar: US Can Maintain Military Edge Through Continuous R&D Investments

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar has said the U.S. should continuously invest in science and technology in order to maintain its military advantage as foreign powers strengthen their research and development efforts, DoD News reported Wednesday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Prabhakar made her remarks at a hearing of the House Armed …

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Ashton Carter: DoD Seeks More Communication, Partnerships With Private Sector

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has reiterated the Defense Department‘s efforts to establish strong relations with the private sector in work to help the U.S. bolster its military advantage, DoD News reported Wednesday. Jim Garamone writes that Carter highlighted DoD’s goals for more communication and partnerships between industry and government in his keynote address …

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Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey Ask Senate Panel for Help to End Sequester

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the potential impact of sequestration on U.S. military readiness with Senate lawmakers, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Carter endorsed President Barack Obama’s request for a higher defense budget for fiscal 2016 …

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DoD RFI Asks for Tech-Enabled Concepts to Keep Military Advantage

The Defense Department has asked for information on existing and future technologies that could help the U.S. military build an advantage in combat under the Long-Range Research and Development Plan. DoD said Wednesday in a notice posted on FedBizOpps that it is looking for potential payload, platform and network investments in support of the Defense Innovation …

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