Editor's Note


The new command

The creation of the Cyber Command heralds a historic transition in the evolution of the U.S. military services and also speaks to the severity of the threats that emanate from cyberspace.

The rise of social media

A new report suggests that the Defense Department needs to adopt a comprehensive strategy for using social media to improve national security.

Small satellites offer big promise

In the space industry, efforts to build a new generation of small satellites for a variety of military and communications uses is building momentum.

Unmanned vehicles break ranks

The new era of unmanned vehicles is redefining the nature of warfighting.

The promise beneath Forge.mil

DISA's efforts to accelerate network-centric technology advances have gained notable traction in recent weeks.

The cyber minefield

Cyber warfare is a double-edged sword for the military.

Sean Gallagher

Editor's Note | Overtaken by events

With only two months remaining before a major transition and almost everything on the table with the upcoming quadrennial defense review, defense community leaders are facing a shifting target.

Sean Gallagher

Brace for shift

Gen. George Casey, the Army’s chief of staff, frequently speaks about how we have entered a period of persistent conflict.

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