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Lasers Could Become Cost Effective Missile Defense Weapons

August 1, 2014 • In the News • Original: National Defense Magazine

The U.S. military invests more money than any other country to maintain technological superiority, but its expensive high-tech defenses are increasingly countered by the proliferation of relatively cheap but effective…

Air Force Plans Shift to Obtain High-Tech Weapon Systems

July 30, 2014 • In the News • Original: The New York Times

In an acknowledgment that the military may be pricing itself out of business, the Air Force on Wednesday called for a shift away from big-ticket weapon systems that take decades…

Military Personnel Costs Need a Hard Look

July 28, 2014 • In the News • Original: The Washington Post

In our troubled world, would you prefer that the United States had six more F-16 squadrons over the next year or pay the 1 percent annual ­ cost-of-living adjustment for…

Retiring Frigates May Leave Some Missions Unfilled

July 26, 2014 • In the News • Original: Air Force Times

The Navy may be shedding all its frigates by the end of next year, but the ships are still busy and in high demand — creating a dilemma for the…

U.S. Aims to Boost India, Asia Ties with Malabar Naval Exercise

July 25, 2014 • In the News • Original: World Politics Review

Yesterday India and the United States kicked off the 2014 Malabar naval exercise, the latest in a series of joint exercises going back over two decades, with the Japanese navy…