The Army Research Lab is following the lead of the Defense Department and establishing an office on the West Coast to link up with the tech sector.
While unmanned aerial systems could be rendered ineffective against more advanced adversaries, Defense Secretary Carter told Congress that the department will continue to invest in these platforms, which will play a role in deterring nations like Russia.
Despite the vulnerabilities of increasingly connected devices, national security experts outlined manageable ways to curb these concerns.
The agency is looking for innovative mathematical solutions in manufacturing to leverage advances in new technologies such as additive manufacturing.
Officials tell lawmakers what the service has planned for its carrier unmanned capability.
The outgoing commander of the Air Force’s cyber force, Maj. Gen. Ed Wilson, offers some parting advice: 'Think big, start small, scale fast."
In a recent panel discussion, an Air Force general said the electromagnetic spectrum should be declared a domain, given how important EMS operations are.
Officials push back on criticism that there is lack of clarity on how it will work with civilian agencies in the event of an attack on infrastructure.