national defense and security

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November 5, 2018 | Source: The Drive, The War Zone, thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 6 September 2018
As the threat of hypersonic weapons continues to grow, one of the Pentagon’s top research and development arms is moving ahead with a new project to explore ways to guard against...
October 8, 2018 | Source: Defense One, defenseone.com, Patrick Tucker, 12 February 2018
The Missile Defense Agency is rushing to put more solutions in the field and trying to put past failures behind them. One of the smaller line items in the Missile Defense Agency’s...
October 8, 2018 | Source: AirForce Times, airforcetimes.com, 22 Sept 2018, Charlsy Panzino
“Our ability to deploy decisive force is foundational to the National Defense Strategy. The size and lethality of the force is of little consequence if we can’t get it where it...
September 12, 2018 | Source: National Review, nationalreview.com, 6 September 2018, Ne Mamula & Ann Bridges
Critical minerals, including rare earth elements and metals, are the new oil. The modern world has become accustomed to and dependent on technologies that require rare earth parts...
July 30, 2018 | Source: Fortune Magazine, fortune.com, 5 July 2018, Henry Obering III
Today, high-energy laser and high-power microwave systems—or “ directed energy ” weapons, which use focused electromagnetic energy—have been shown to work and could combat a...
July 16, 2018 | Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Missile Threat Project, missilethreat.csis.org, June 2018
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Missile Defense Project, Missile Threat Website The Missile Threat website brings together authoritative and up-to-date open...
July 6, 2018 | Source: ExecutiveGov, executive.gov.com, 1 June 2018, Jane Edwards
US Department of Energy (DOE) releases report that assesses the risk of cyber threats to the U.S. power grid. DOE said Wednesday the report “Assessment of Electricity Disruption...
June 28, 2018 | Source: Federal Soup, federalsoup.com, 27 June 2018
Congress passed a law in 2016 mandating that senior leadership at DOD improve collaboration and address several “organizational challenges”—but to date the largest federal agency...
June 18, 2018 | Source: War On The Rocks, warontherocks.com, 23 May 2018, Phillip Lohaus
Phillip Lohaus is currently a Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he focuses on special operations forces, the intelligence community, and competitive...
June 12, 2018 | Source: War On The Rocks, warontherocks.com, January 2017, Phillip Lohaus
The legal framework for countering hybrid threats is certainly a significant issue and challenge for liberal democracies to overcome considering hybrid threats come from illiberal...