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Defense Intelligence Agency’s ‘Shark Tank’ Helps Startups Pitch Spy Apps

DIA analysts who like a product can launch a partnership on the spot.

DHS Chief: Without Cities’ Help, ‘We Have to Go Into Neighborhoods’ to Find the Undocumented

Local law enforcement officials “want to cooperate with us,” says John Kelly.

Risk of ‘Accidental’ Nuclear War Growing, UN Research Group Says

The warning comes as the Pentagon begins an extensive review of its nuclear arsenal.

Remember When Mike Pompeo Loved Wikileaks?

Now the head of the CIA wants to get tough on the “non-state hostile intelligence service.” That won’t be so easy.

Can U.S. Warplanes Evade Russian Air Defenses? We May Soon Find Out in Syria

If things go south, high-end American fighters may take on top-of-the-line Russian anti-aircraft missiles.

The Next Big War Will Turn on AI, Says U.S. Secret-Weapons Czar

William Roper says the military must get better at feeding the voracious learning algorithms that will fight future battles.

Russia Joins U.S. in Race to Field Gun-Launched Swarmbots

A pair of Russian programs hastens the day that drone swarms may meet each other over the battlefield.

Flynn, Turkey, and the Long Paper Trail Trump Missed

An Erdogan government insider had contracts with Flynn’s group going back to the campaign, documents filed by Trump’s former national security advisor’s firm show.

Iraq Agreed to Share More Information With U.S. to Avoid Travel Ban

Other countries will have a harder time pulling the same trick.

Pentagon Advisers Want Cyber ‘Tiger Teams,’ More Authorities for Cyber Command

Pentagon advisers: We need more infrastructure cybersecurity. Congress: We want more election-hacking security.

How McMaster Could Change the Way the U.S. Goes to War

How did Trump’s new National Security Advisor win over the president — and what changes might he make in his new role?

For the U.S. Army, ‘Cyber War’ Is Quickly Becoming Just ‘War’

Combat brigades will soon head into firefights with cyber specialists…and possibly IT lawyers.

Some DHS Employees Are Suspicious of ‘Extreme Vetting’

The Department of Homeland Security has 30 days to figure out what "extreme vetting" means. Some DHS officials and counterterrorism experts find the concept dubious.

Border Officers: Real Security is More Complicated Than Building a Wall

Trump’s order notwithstanding, it would take years and new technology to truly close the border.

Pentagon Tester: F-35 Program Rushing Tests, Delays Still Likely

The JSF's latest report card finds 276 deficiencies in combat performance.

The Army Wants to 3-D Print Minidrones in 24 Hours

Future soldiers will make their own eyes-in-the-sky on the go.

The Pentagon Needs Its Own Google For All Its Data, Says Eric Schmidt

The Alphabet chairman says a giant data warehouse would give the military Google-like capability. It would also create the richest intelligence target ever conceived.

Hacking Into Future Nuclear Weapons: The U.S. Military’s Next Worry

The U.S. isn’t just modernizing it’s weapons and warheads. The future nuclear arsenal will be networked, and that presents unique challenges for the U.S. Air Force.

The Pentagon Wants Eye-Reading Software, X-Ray Tools, and A Virtual Facebook to Fight Terrorism

Here’s a list of gear the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office is seeking to give U.S. counterterror operators.

A Glimpse At How the F-35 Will Help the Marines Storm the Beach

In a California demonstration, the short-takeoff fighters escorted troop-carrying V-22s into simulated hostile territory.

The F-35B Just Got A Lot Deadlier

In a proof-of-concept experiment, data passed instantly from a Marine Corps fighter allowed a shipboard Aegis system to shoot down a drone.

The Other Michael Flynn

Donald Trump’s national security advisor sounded very different when he was running counterinsurgency campaigns in Kabul.

How Special Operators Trained for Information Warfare Before the Mosul Fight

At a two-day exercise in April, U.S. troops practiced waging warfare on an invisible yet vital battlefield.

Unmanned Hueys Are Coming

Remote-controlled helicopters for resupply enter new phase of development.

No, the National Guard Can’t ‘Secure’ the Election

By design, the role of the military in voting-related activities is highly limited. Proposed legislation may change that.

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