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Automating the fight

Sep 20, 2022

Is cutting-edge military tech really cheaper than manpower?

By Daniel Vardiman

Automation won't necessarily lower the military budget—but it will lead to increased readiness and a more effective force.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

TURKEYSource

Sep 2, 2022

How Turkey can play a more constructive role in Russia’s war on Ukraine

By Yevgeniya Gaber

For Ankara to create regional peace and stability, it must boost support to Kyiv rather than pressure it into compromise.

Conflict Drones

UkraineAlert

Aug 30, 2022

The Ukrainian military must reorganize to defeat Russia

By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

Ukraine has achieved military miracles to derail Russia's invasion plans but reorganization of the Ukrainian Armed Forces is necessary if the country is to be fully liberated from Russian occupation, writes Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

Conflict Defense Industry

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

Ukraine air war examined: A glimpse at the future of air warfare

By Tyson Wetzel

Six months into the war in Ukraine, defense planners can learn from Ukrainian success and Russian failures in the air domain.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

The role of electronic warfare, cyber, and space capabilities in the air littoral

By Zachary Kallenborn

Electronic warfare, cyber, and space operations are critical to successful information operations in the air littoral fight.

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

The TB2: The value of a cheap and “good enough” drone

By Aaron Stein

The Turkish Bayraktar TB2 is an effective, low-cost tactical weapon on the modern battlefield. While invaluable for all wars, it is not a game-changing technology.

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

The Ukraine war and its impact on Russian development of autonomous weapons

By Samuel Bendett

Moscow's plans to employ autonomous systems on the battlefield may be set back by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Defense Industry Defense Technologies

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

Air denial: The dangerous illusion of decisive air superiority

By Maximillian K. Bremer and Kelly A. Grieco

The air war in Ukraine challenges traditional paradigms of air superiority. US and allied air forces must instead contemplate air denial strategies.

Cybersecurity Defense Technologies

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

Information warfare in the air littoral: Talking with the world

By Zachary Kallenborn

Information operations play a crucial role in generating mass in the air littoral, the airspace between ground forces.

Cybersecurity Disinformation
Senior Airman Julianne Showalter

Airpower after Ukraine

Aug 30, 2022

AirLand redux? Early lessons from Ukraine

By Michael P. Kreuzer

Ukraine is exploiting the seam between airpower and land-domain assets, hinting that the friction of war at the airland seam is growing.

Defense Policy Defense Technologies

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