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Study: Drone Tech Proliferation Puts Regional, International Security at Risk

Foeke Postma and Wim Zwijnenburg of the Dutch non-government organization PAX stated in a July 2018 study that the proliferation of drone technology would likely put regional and international security at risk. The researchers subsequently called for “a vigorous assessment” to make sure drone technology is used “within existing legal frameworks” and conforms to international norms.

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James Mattis to Address Regional Security Issues in APAC Visit

Defense Secretary James Mattis plans to discuss security challenges and mutual interests with some of his counterparts in Asia-Pacific during his visit to the region this week. He will participate in the three-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers Meeting in the Philippines that will run through Wednesday, the Defense Department …

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NGA to Host Challenge for Automated Analysis, Planning Tech Concepts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will award $5,000 to the winning technology developers of a two-day challenge that aims to develop concepts on how technologies affect decisions related to automated analysis, regional security and planning. NGA said Monday that it has urged participants to consider various topics of interests including artificial …

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Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd: Innovation & Collaboration Key to Counter Threat Networks

U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, head of the U.S. Southern Command, sought to highlight the role of collaboration, innovation and trust between partners to counter adversaries’ finances and threat networks, DoD News reported Friday. Shannon Collins writes Tidd discussed collaborative ideas for regional security during his opening remarks at the 15th Caribbean Nations …

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Bob Work Talks Regional Security, Technology Dev’t With Sweden’s Leaders

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has visited Sweden to discuss regional security and the development of technologies in efforts to address the activities of potential adversaries in the Baltic Sea, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Work toured military facilities in Sweden including the Ronneby Air Base to talk about military-to-military cooperation, NATO partnership …

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