The Navy is using the commercially-developed concept of reliability control boards, plus data analytics and artificial intelligence to help determine the root causes of its aviation readiness challenges.
With some details, Todd Harrison, senior fellow and director of defense budget analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The House-Senate compromise on this year's NDAA eliminates the DoD chief management officer without offering an explanation, and punting to a future secretary of Defense on business reform issues.
Health care workers and strategic troops will get the shot first, but distribution is still weeks away.
An old, old danger still rears up, especially at this time of year
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is joining forces with the Defense Innovation Unit to tackle cancer by bringing together AI, digital imaging, and a unique piece of equipment.
Moving ships and submarines from point A to point B requires a careful ballet of many interconnected systems. Behind those systems are engineers.
In one sense the big carrier relies on its nuclear power plant. But it's the sailors that really make it go.
Navy gives reporters a tour of latest carrier, still in a long tune-up stage for deployment.
The Navy was a relative latecomer to other transaction agreements, but the service's usage of OTAs in the IT space has surged, and the service is moving prototypes to real-world capabilities.
Navy vessels stay consistently in maintenance bays longer than scheduled. Navy cites lack of shipyard capacity as one reason. But there's more according to the Government Accountability Office.
The Navy demonstrably accelerated shipyard maintenence in 2020, but still won't meet its goal of zero delays in 2021.
Being prepared for the next conflict is a guessing game for the military. They make preparations but those are rarely ever enough. What really counts is their ability to adapt.
The $9.4 billion agreement with General Dynamics Electric Boat begins production work on the new Columbia class submarine, but still threatens other Navy acquisition priorities if cost aren't held in check.