Posts Tagged ‘DOD News’

ISR Takes Front Seat In Obama Defense Plan

Speaking on the Defense Plan that cuts $485B, President Obama clearly defined an expanding role for ISR assets as part of a flexibility and lean joint force strategy. Here are his words: “As we look beyond the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan … we’ll be able to ensure our security with smaller conventional ground forces.” […]

New DOD Plan Has All Eggs In One Basket – Technology?

As the Defense Department cuts budgets by $487 billion over the next 10 years, technology investment is one of the few areas shows growth, according to a new strategy that President Obama and Leon Penetta released Thursday. The increased spending will focus on cyberspace, intelligence systems, space and science research, according to the review. Specifically, […]

Defense Plan Shows Bias For Air Power

The Pentagon’s just released strategy for countering emerging threats while accepting shrinking resources reflects the current administration’s belief that ground wars like Afghanistan are a thing of the past while air and naval conflicts against nations like Iran or China will be the biggest security challenges facing the U.S. in the years ahead. With ongoing […]

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