Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

DOD Remembers Afghan Vets, Details Disaster Aid, Announces Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Site

Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder briefed reporters on lessons learned in Afghanistan, continuing efforts to aid the people of Maui and those hurt by Hurricane Idalia.

DOD Focuses on Talent Pipeline, Career Paths to Attract AI Pros

Pentagon officials are focusing on ways to attract artificial intelligence experts as the Defense Department plots its course for leveraging the transformational technology to enable warfighters.

Hicks Defines Need to Focus DOD on Climate Change Threats

For the national security community, the statement that climate change is a national security issue is not controversial — it’s fact, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks told cadets at the U.S. Military Academy.

AIM-9M Missiles, $250 Million in Additional Security Assistance Headed for Ukraine

With the recently announced presidential drawdown authority package, the U.S. has committed more than $43 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of Russia’s invasion in February 2022.

Florida National Guard Activated as Hurricane Idalia Approaches

The Florida National Guard has been fully activated with a mobilization of over 3,000 guardsmen in position across the state for Hurricane Idalia preparedness and response efforts, Pentagon Deputy Press Secretary Sabrina Singh said.

Understanding Warfighter Demands, Emerging Solutions Gives U.S. Edge

The Pentagon’s top research and engineering official remains laser focused on providing the warfighter with an asymmetric advantage in fielding future capabilities.

DOD Maintains Readiness as U.S. Assists Ukraine

Through coordination with allies, the defense industrial base in the U.S. has been effective in leveraging every tool available to support Ukraine on the battlefield while managing risks to U.S. readiness, the Pentagon’s top acquisition official said. 

Hicks Underscores U.S. Innovation in Unveiling Strategy to Counter China’s Military Buildup

Ingenuity and innovation remain at the heart of the U.S. military’s strategic advantage as it confronts the pressing challenges in the Indo-Pacific, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks said.