Category Navy

China’s Plan To Use Artificial Intelligence To Boost Thinking Skills Of Submarine Commanders’s plan to use artificial intelligence to boost the thinking skills of nuclear submarine commandersEquipping nuclear submarines with AI would give China an upper hand in undersea battles while pushing applications of the technology to a new levelPUBLISHED : Sunday, 04 February, 2018, 9:01pmUPDATED : Tuesday, 06 February, 2018, 11:07am[×551/public/images/methode/2018/02/05/bceaf19c-09a4-11e8-82e3-6b95ccc67ee3_1280x720_002524.jpg?itok=OaxugNT9]COMMENTS: 74 <> [Stephen Chen]<>Stephen Chen<> […]

The Caspian Sea Treaty November 2018 DOWNLOAD PDF The Caspian Sea Treaty The ‘Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea’, signed by the five littoral states on 12 August, is an important step for regional security and economic development. If implemented in good faith, the treaty could facilitate important energy projects, but the Caspian Sea region […]

Defense Secretary Mattis To Stay On At Pentagon

Defense Secretary Mattis To Stay On At Pentagon · by Bill Gertz · November 8, 2018ShareEmail Secretary of Defense James Mattis / Getty Images BY: Follow @BillGertz November 8, 2018 11:50 am Contradicting press reports, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has no plans to step down and leave the Trump administration following the midterm elections, his spokeswoman says. “No. There […]

U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background And Issues For Congress

The most current SOF report from CRS can be downloaded at this link:   U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress Updated October 29, 2018     Congressional Research Service RS21048     Summary  Special Operations Forces (SOF) play a significant role in U.S. military operations and, in recent years, have been given greater responsibility for […]

The Navy We Need

The Navy We Need National Review Online · by Jerry Hendrix · October 25, 2018 (Roman Genn)How to respond to China’s challenge at sea China is building a navy, and it clearly intends to challenge the United States and the broader international community — not only in the waters off its coast, but on all the high seas […]

Choosing The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Choosing The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff Lieutenant Commander Daniel R. Green, U.S. Navy Reserve, Ph.D.Bym.usni.org9 minsView Original The process of selecting, vetting, and nominating a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is often viewed as highly idiosyncratic—revolving around “politics” (however defined), rotation among the military services, or simply trying to choose […]

Who Will Replace Mattis?

Who Will Replace Mattis? Foreign Policy · by Lara Seligman · October 15, 2018 Report Trump signals in an interview that his defense secretary might be out. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks to members of the press before a press briefing at the Pentagon on Aug. 28. (Zach Gibson/Getty Images) Rumors have circulated for months that U.S. […]

Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles

Excerpts: Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles The Hill · by Jacqueline Thomsen · October 14, 2018 Defense experts are seizing on a stunning federal report highlighting cyber vulnerabilities in U.S. weapons systems, calling it an embarrassing wake-up call for the Pentagon. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released this week found that nearly all of the weapons systems it tested […]

How Social Media Will Drastically Change the Way Wars Are Fought. Unless It Doesn’t

How Social Media Will Drastically Change the Way Wars Are Fought. Unless It Doesn’t. – Modern War Institute · by Steve Leonard · October 8, 2018 P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking, LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) In the mid-90s, the think tank circuit was abuzz with the concept of “revolutions in military affairs.” […]

Trump Set To Shuffle His Generals

Trump Set To Shuffle His Generals CNN · by Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent Washington (CNN)As President Donald Trump grapples with a number of huge foreign policy challenges over the coming months, he is going to have to make some key decisions on the generals who advise him and lead the US military.Behind the scenes, the White […]