Special Operations

Pfc. Justin Kuehn, a field artillery automated tactical data systems specialist assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division helps the fire direction center convert target data into firing commands for the gun line during a live-fire exercise on April 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joseph Guenther/Released)

CACI wins $785M Army information warfare tech contract

The task order has a one-year base period with four additional one-year options.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition James F. Geurts discusses agility and innovation of the Navy during the Sea-Air-Space luncheon at the 2019 Sea-Air-Space (SAS) Exposition. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Richard Rodgers/Released)

Former Navy acquisition leader joins robotics company Sarcos

Hondo Geurts also serves on the board of the Silicon Valley Defense Group.
Air Force Special Tactics
U.S. Air Force Special Tactics operators from the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron establish communications during an airfield survey as part of a culmination exercise Mar. 10, 2020, at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. (U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Ridge Shan)

SOCOM wants to prioritize stronger communications encryption

U.S. Special Operations Command wants to ensure its communications will stay secure now and in the future.
Members of a joint special forces team move together out of a U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey Feb. 26, 2018, at Melrose Training Range, New Mexico. (U.S. Air Force / Senior Airman Clayton Cupit)

Expect SOCOM to be at the spearhead of AI testing in DOD

Special operators have the ability and authorities to more easily test new artificial intelligence use cases.