Gen. Glen VanHerck

MDA’s role in upcoming homeland cruise missile defense demo now unclear


The Missile Defense Agency was recently passed over as the lead organization for developing new capabilities to defend the homeland against enemy cruise missiles.

Pentagon’s Hicks wants more focus on cyber, EW capabilities for missile defense


The Pentagon needs to evolve in its approach to air and missile defense, according Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks.

Northern Command testing commercial satcom capabilities in the Arctic


Two top military commanders are currently in Alaska to discuss improving commercial satellite capabilities in the Arctic.

Combatant commander tasked with homeland defense warns of shortage of AI capabilities


U.S. Northern Command and NORAD don’t have sufficient AI and machine learning capabilities, the dual-hatted chief of both organizations warned.

Northern Command using data platform to better detect incoming threats


Northern Command wants to use tech that already exists to leverage data for homeland defense under the JADC2 concept of operations.