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James Mattis: DoD Initiates Measures to Build Up Lethality, Alliances Under National Defense Strategy

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said the Pentagon has launched several initiatives to advance the National Defense Strategy’s three lines of effort, Defense.gov reported Saturday. Mattis told the audience at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California that the Defense Department has initiated the recapitalization of the nuclear deterrent in order to increase lethality.

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Marcel Lettre: Infrastructure Security Risks Warrant National Response

Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, has said the Defense Department pursues artificial intelligence, autonomy, automation, deep machine learning and human-machine teaming in efforts to drive cyber innovation, DoD News reported Saturday. Jim Garamone writes Lettre told the Reagan National Defense Forum in California that innovation plays a significant role in the military’s strategy and …

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Robert Work: DoD Eyes Combat Teaming, Human-Machine Collaboration for 3rd Offset Strategy

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has said the Defense Department has started to invest in combat teaming and human-machine collaboration as part of the third offset strategy, DoD News reported Sunday. Work told the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California that the strategy seeks to combat national security threats through conventional deterrence, Cheryl …

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Frank Kendall, Deborah Lee James Seek Focus on Defense Acquisition Efficiency

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall have highlighted their focus on building efficiencies into the military’s procurement and operations to address challenges in budget and military readiness. Claudette Roulo of DoD News wrote Saturday that Kendall and James pointed to the elimination of red tape, bureaucracy and government waste as a priorities due to the …

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Jonathan Greenert: Communication, Industry Partners, Personnel Involvement Key to Innovation

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says collaborations with researchers and industry and encouragement of new ideas among personnel are ways to drive technology innovation, DoD News reported Sunday. Lisa Ferdinando of the Army News Service writes that Greenert discussed at the Reagan National Defense Forum how the Defense Department can work to …

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