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May 12, 2016

Carter: Reservists Provide Tremendous Reservoir of Tech Talent

Reserve component members provide a tremendous reservoir of technical expertise for the Defense Department, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at a news conference in Santa Clara, California.

May 12, 2016

Carter Seeks to Harness Practices of Innovative Technology Firms

The Defense Department needs to harness the genius of American technology if it is to successfully stand against all enemies, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee in Santa Clara, California.

April 29, 2016

Work: U.S., NATO Must Use 21st-Century Approaches for Deterrence, Dominance

The strategic landscape is at an inflection point that demands the United States and NATO use 21st-century approaches to address threats large and small, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said in a speech in Brussels.

April 27, 2016

U.S. Troops Should Not Be Sent Into Fair Fights, Dunford Says

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff emphasized during testimony on the defense budget request that the DoD must maintain a joint force that can overmatch any potential adversary.

April 24, 2016

DoD Must Change to Confront Changing Face of War, Dunford Says

Cyber, space and ballistic-intercontinental missile capabilities have changed the character of war, and the U.S. military must adapt to confront these challenges, said the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

April 22, 2016

Festival Sparks Interest in Science, Engineering

Students of all ages keen on science, technology, engineering and mathematics enjoyed a bit of futuristic fun at the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

April 18, 2016

DoD CIO Discusses Modernizing Networks, Consolidating Data Centers

DoD’s network modernization and data center consolidation efforts aim to increase cybersecurity and save money across DoD's information technology operations, according to Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen.

April 12, 2016

DoD Tech Transformation Holds Surprises for U.S. Adversaries

The Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office is coming out of the shadows, publicly sharing its mission as a technology transformer and some of its successes -- but not the best ones.

April 1, 2016

Carter: DoD-MIT Partnership to Produce Fabrics That See, Hear, Sense

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that DoD is partnering with an 89-member consortium to establish a new manufacturing innovation institute focused on revolutionary fibers and textiles.

March 17, 2016

Carter Outlines Security Challenges, Warns Against Sequestration

The U.S. is facing five global strategic challenges, while at home sequestration poses a great risk to the funding of critical investments, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a Senate panel.

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