Month: March 2024

Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

Pentagon Transfers Authority of Red Hill to Navy to Ensure Its Safe Closure

The Defense Department announced that Joint Task Force-Red Hill has completed its defueling mission at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility on Oahu, Hawaii, and shifted command and control of the facility to the Navy to complete the task of its safe closure. 

Air Force Chief Focuses on Threats, Empowering Airmen Who Defend Against Them

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David W. Allvin said the top priority is ensuring programs, training and people are ready to deal with threats from high-end adversaries or others. 

Marines, Sailors Arrive in Australia for 6 Months of Training, Exercises

About 2,000 Marines and sailors deployed to Australia’s Northern Territory to participate alongside their counterparts in the annual iteration of Marine Rotational Force-Darwin. 

DOD Releases Strategy to Bolster Cybersecurity Across Industrial Base

The Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Strategy plots a course for increased focus and collaboration between the Defense Department and the U.S. defense industrial base on cybersecurity initiatives amid what officials say are persistent cyberthreats.

Navy’s Top Officer Credits Training, Logistics With Meeting Red Sea Mission

The chief of naval operations credits both a recent transformation in the Navy’s surface warfare training regimen and the quality of logistics operations for the service’s ability to successfully counter recent attacks by Houthi terrorists in the Red Sea.

Space Force General Outlines U.S. Approach to Maintaining Space Superiority

The chief of space operations laid out his vision for responsibly ensuring U.S. space superiority amid increasing competition in the domain during the keynote address at the Spacepower Security Forum in Virginia.

Proliferation Remains Best Deterrence Against Threats to U.S. Space Access

The Defense Department relies heavily on space-based satellites for much of the work it does to defend the United States, and that reliance is expected to grow in coming years.

DARPA Aims to Develop AI, Autonomy Applications Warfighters Can Trust

An important goal of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is developing artificial intelligence that is trustworthy for the Defense Department — particularly for making life-or-death recommendations to warfighters.