JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (April 30, 2021) A 19-gun salute was fired during the change of command ceremony for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) for the arrival of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Rodriguez)

Hackathon at Indo-Pacific Command’s new AI battle lab open to all US citizens

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, the Chief Digital and AI Office, Defense Innovation Unit, U.S. Army Pacific Command and the Air Force are hosting BRAVO 11 Bits2Effects.
A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II, assigned to the No. 3 Squadron, arrives to receive fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-46A Pegasus from the 13th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over Australia during Talisman Sabre 23, July 26, 2023. Talisman Sabre is the U.S.’s largest bilateral exercise in Australia that demonstrates the capability to rapidly deploy and operate to accomplish a wide range of missions alongside joint and allied partners in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Australia looks to DOD in shaping its new Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator

Officials involved in the accelerator recently put out their inaugural “problem statement” call to industry.