AI Investment. The Pentagon is planning to invest nearly $1.5 billion dollars over the next five years in its Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on July 13. Speaking during an event hosted by the National Security Commission on AI, Austin noted the increased ...

In this monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers, to defense entrepreneurs. Lisa ...

Is This Really the B-21? On July 6, the U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) released the third artist rendering since 2015 of the B-21 Raider stealth bomber, and the latest depiction sparked a round of trade journalism articles about how the latest depiction differed from the previous ...

Rumsfeld. Donald Rumsfeld, former secretary of defense under both Gerald Ford and George W. Bush, died on June 29 at the age of 88. Rumsfeld oversaw the start of the U.S.’ involvement in both Afghanistan and Iraq, and was a key figure in putting forth the debunked theory that the Iraqi government ...