The Defense Department is opening a new storefront near the Pentagon with dozens of personnel dedicated to counter-unmanned aerial systems (UAS) technologies, the department’s chief acquisition leader said Jan. 14. The new office in Crystal City, an area of Arlington, Virginia, will be led by an ...

Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond was sworn in as the first chief of space operations to lead the nascent U.S. Space Force Jan. 14, becoming the first-ever Space Force officer. The swearing-in ceremony took place at the White House and was presided over by Vice President Mike Pence, who lauded ...