Innovating the Profession of Arms: Education for Defense Innovation
The Department of Defense needs an innovation education overhaul. The Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report from the Defense Innovation Unit notes: “[w]e live in an era in which technology competition is the new global battleground. Our adversaries are investing heavily, acting nimbly, and building strategically….
Building Infrastructure for the Space Industry with New Rocket Companies
Preparing for the Future of Work in Space On May 30th, at the Kennedy Space Center two NASA astronauts, Doug Hurley alongside Bob Behnken launched the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule aboard a Falcon 9 rocket and blasted off to the International Space Station. This launch…
Defense Acquisition Reform is a National Security Issue
The U.S. defense acquisition system, designed for the pre-digital revolution economy, is structurally unable to keep up with the rapid pace of technology.
Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance in Dense Urban Terrain
New intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms and sensor technologies will be required to support counter-terrorist operations in large cities and megacities.