U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Michael Emard, 711th Human Performance Wing behavioral scientist, creates slides from video snapshots that would be sent to soldiers in the field (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)

Maxar wins Air Force contract to enhance Red Wing GEOINT platform

Deliverables under the new deal include accelerated processing, exploitation, and dissemination software.
Screenshot of a Defense Media Activity video presented during an open hearing on Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena before the Senate Armed Services Committee on April 19. Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), shared videos depicting an unidentified object with an apparent atmospheric wake or cavitation trailing it as it moved across the sensor’s field of view from left to right.

Senators want ‘more tangible evidence’ that Pentagon’s new UFO sleuthing team is meeting its mandates

DOD plans to “respond directly to the authors of the letter,” a spokesperson told DefenseScoop.
Edward Ramey, space domain characterization common operating picture segment (SDCCS) lead integration and training support for the Joint Task Force-Space Defense, looks at a computer screen at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, Dec. 19, 2022. Through the partnering of the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and National Reconnaissance Office in the National Space Defense Center, JTF-SD brings to bear the full force of the U.S. Government and synchronizes space superiority planning and operations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Tiana Williams)

Authorized strategic intelligence disclosures are likely here to stay, US officials say

Officials described how the authorized disclosures of intelligence in the run-up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine will likely be a tactic used if tensions heat up with…
U.S. Army Specialist Melvin Robertson, a signal support systems specialist, attached to Task Force Wolfhound participates in electronic warfare training in Djibouti, Africa on Feb. 9, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph P. LeVeille)

Army names new head of its intelligence and electronic warfare office

Brig. Gen. Wayne Barker will be the new head of Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors.
Cyber warfare operators assigned to the 275th Cyber Operations Squadron of the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard configure a threat intelligence feed for daily watch in the Hunter’s Den at Warfield Air National Guard Base, Middle River, Md., Dec. 2, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.)

Cyber Command working to create an intelligence center

Cyber Command – and the broader DOD intelligence apparatus – are working to develop and build out foundational cyber intelligence.
Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recover a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 5, 2023. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tyler Thompson)

It’s not what the spy balloon gathered — it’s what it exposed 

The U.S. must take a clear, bold stance against China in the wake of its spy balloon traveling over U.S. airspace, Lt. Gen. Charlie “Tuna” Moore writes…
PHILIPPINE SEA (January 21, 2023) Sonar Technician (Surface) Third Class Kiera Taylor interprets and logs sonar information in the Sonar Control Room aboard Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during a submarine familiarization exercise with allied forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign William Stricklett)

Information warfare personnel could be permanent fixtures on submarines

Following a pilot effort, the Navy could be looking to add information warfare personnel to submarines permanently.
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U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Tristian Zimmerman, left, and Cpl. Jeremiah Egre-Contreras, both cryptologic linguists with Alpha Company, 1st Radio Battalion (RADBN), I Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, operate a VMAX backpack system during a field exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 28, 2020. (U.S. Marine Corps / Cpl. Dalton S. Swanbeck)

Marine Corps officially activates new Marine Corps Information Command

In a ceremony at Fort Meade on Jan. 13, the Marine Corps activated the Marine Corps Information Command.