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DoD, DARPA Eye Autonomous AI Tech in Support of Third Offset Strategy

The Defense Department and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency want to develop new technology in support of the Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy with a central theme on autonomous artificial intelligence that operate real-world robots and in cyberspace, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Sydney Freedberg writes William Roper, Strategic Capabilities Office director, said the SCO has continued …

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Army Works to Refine Electronic Warfare Strategies; Jeffrey Church Comments

The U.S. Army has started to polish the service’s electronic warfare tactics, techniques and procedures in an effort to help maintain battlefield operations if a system malfunctions, Defense News reported Friday. Jen Judson writes Col. Jeffrey Church, head of the Army’s electronic warfare division, said one method the military branch uses to address EW issues …

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Vice Adm. Jan Tighe Becomes 66th Navy Intell Director

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, former commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet at the U.S. Navy, assumed the roles of director of naval intelligence and deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare. She took over the posts from Vice Adm. Ted “Twig” Branch, who has retired after a 37-year military career, …

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Ashton Carter Raises Concerns About Fiscal 2017 Defense Policy Bill

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has sent a letter to the leaders of House and Senate Armed Services Committees to outline his concerns about funding strategies and certain measures contained in the fiscal 2017 defense policy bill, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Carter is concerned about a 2017 National Defense Authorization …

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Army Col. Andrew McClelland Named DISA European Field Chief

U.S. Army Col. Andrew McClelland, previously chief of the Brigade Modernization Command’s network integration division, has been named commander of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s European field command. DISA said Tuesday McClelland will succeed Col. Jacqueline Brown, who previously held the post for two years and transition into a new role at the Pentagon …

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