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Mission-driven capital to preserve our way of life, a profile of C5 Capital

C5 Capital was founded in 2014 by our CEO, André Pienaar. He was previously the youngest Managing Director at risk consulting firm Kroll and founded C5 after recognising the need for…

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Retention of Surface Warfare Officers is Improving, SWO Boss Says

Officer retention within the surface warfare community is gradually increasing, and the service is eyeing several new initiatives to continue that trend, according to Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener, commander of…

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Push for Naval ‘Interchangeability’ Will Require Help from Industry

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy and its closest allies and partners continue their quest to become interchangeable — a step up from previous calls to be interoperable — but…

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USS Nimitz Operates in South China Sea for First Time this Deployment

The aircraft carrier Nimitz started operating in the South China Sea last week for the first time since deploying last month. The Nimitz and its strike group, which arrived in the South…

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Army Ready to Ask Vendors to Help Build Its Vision of a ‘Unified Network’

The Army has been talking for more than two years about the concept of a “unified network” to simplify its battlefield information technology. Now, officials are ready to ask for…

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New Parental Leave Policy Could Help Retention, Recruiting

All parents in uniform will get a dozen weeks of leave when they welcome a child under a new Pentagon policy. But only time will tell how the change, which standardizes…

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Starting Tuesday, All U.S. Military Veterans in Suicidal Crisis Will Be Eligible for Free Care at Any VA or Private Facility

Beginning Tuesday, U.S. military veterans who find themselves in suicidal crisis will be eligible for free emergency medical care at any Department of Veterans Affairs facility or any private facility.  Unlike for most other…

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US military services exchanging cloud-computing wisdom amid JADC2 push

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army’s cloud-computing experts are increasingly chatting with colleagues in the Air Force and Navy, as the Department of Defense craves access to business and battlefield data…

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Why the U.S. Will Lose its Next War

The Atlantic posted an article three years ago by Kathy Gilsinan about some war games the Rand Corporation ran between the US and China. A war game is a bunch of people sitting…

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The Real Reasons for Taiwan’s Arms Backlog — and How to Help Fill It

In a recent letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sen. Josh Hawley argued that the Biden administration’s military aid to Ukraine has compromised more important efforts to strengthen Taiwan’s defenses. As…