In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
Golden Horde, Navigation Technology Satellite-3 and Skyborg will be priorities in research funding.
U.S. Space Command is strengthening its relationship with companies like SpaceX to stay at the vanguard of space tech.
While it pursues a digital, data-driven approach, the Air Force is still very much concerned with the physical world, including the materials that will be needed for aircraft of the future.
Air Force Space Command is trying to bring its data systems and sets together to benefit its operations.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Army, Navy and Air Force said they’re establishing a “tenant’s bill of rights” to help military members deal with cases of substandard on-base housing.
A yearlong study will examine the entire Air Force research enterprise, with a particular focus on investing more funds in university-based research.
The Presidential Rank Awards returned this year after a one year hiatus. The awards honor the top 1 percent of senior federal career leaders and the important work federal employees do every day. Among this year’s winners was Dr. Richard Linderman. He is the Chief Scientist of the Information Directorate in the Air Force’s Rome Research Laboratory. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss his achievement.
A new series of acquisition changes called “Bending the Cost Curve” aims to make the overall Air Force acquisition process more responsive to technological advances, and reduce the time it takes to buy major weapons systems. The Air Force Research Lab will host a technology challenge program with the largest award in military history.
Sean C. Young and Benjamin J. Tran, two electronics engineers with the Air Force Research Lab created an aerial sensor that has helped U.S. service members to find and destroy dangerous improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Afghanistan.