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Thirty-nine National Guard soldiers and airmen from across the country last month began cyber warfare training at the Guard’s Professional Education Center at Little Rock, Ark. The 18-week course is modeled on the active-duty Army program, the head of the National Guard said during a morning roundtable talk with reporters in Washington. “Once they’re trained […]

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The U.S. Air Force plans to add 1,264 new airmen in the cyber realm over the next few years as part of a broader service-wide strategy to improve cyber defense efforts, service leaders said Tuesday. The cyber community is one of the few that is growing as the rest of the service prepares for significant […]

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China wants to be able to control the flow of information in the event of a war to thwart data-hungry adversaries such as the U.S., according to a Defense Department report released this week. The People’s Liberation Army, or PLA, considers the strategy of “information dominance” a critical form of defense against countries that it […]

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Pentagon Science & Technology leaders said government, academic and industrial innovators must embrace an investment strategy aimed at advancing key “thrust” areas such as electronic warfare (EW), cyber, counter-space and counter– weapons of mass destruction. Alan R. Shaffer, acting assistant secretary of defense for Research and Engineering, outlined these priorities as something specifically designed to […]

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Military leaders from within the science and technology community told lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill that emerging anti-access/area-denial threats and a rapidly changing global technological environment have shaped investments in Pentagon scientific research and next-generation weapons development. Officials from across the services and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency said the Pentagon plans to boost […]

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