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BENS Eisenhower Award Honors Public and Private Sector Leaders in Logistics and Mobility

April 22, 2022

Award presented to General Jacqueline Van Ovost of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), Carol Tomé of UPS, and William Flynn formerly of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings WASHINGTON—Members of Business Executives for…

Forget Gas Prices. The Billionaire Club’s Run on Cobalt Says Everything About Our Battery-Powered Future

April 21, 2022

As the bankers from J.P. Morgan’s London offices stepped off the two-hour private flight from Johannesburg onto the hot runway, soldiers sporting sunglasses and semiautomatics watched them closely. The Democratic…

SpaceX Beating Russian Jamming Attack was ‘Eyewatering’: DoD Official

April 20, 2022

The US military’s electronic warfare enterprise needs to take a page from SpaceX when it comes to responding to new threats, the Pentagon’s director for electromagnetic warfare said today. After…

Washington’s New Crush on Quantum Computing

April 19, 2022

For years, quantum computing has been the elusive next big thing in technology—a crucial new international scientific battleground; a potential technological jackpot for whoever gets there first. Right now, real-world…

NATO Cyber Game Tests Defenses Amid War in Ukraine

April 18, 2022

NATO’s large, multiday cyber defense exercise is set to bring together technical experts from alliance countries and Ukraine nearly two months after Russia’s invasion. The annual cyber wargames, known as…

US Calls for an End to Destructive Satellite Tests in Space

April 18, 2022

The United States will no longer conduct destructive tests of satellites, Vice President Harris announced Monday, and called on other nations to agree to a set of rules governing responsible…

US Army Document Details Plan to Update WWII-era Ammo Plants and Depots

April 18, 2022

Many of the U.S. Army’s ammunition plants, arsenals and depots, mostly constructed in World War II, are time capsules of the era. The service has tried to update these wartime…

Why a Lithium Battery Shortage May Wreck the Great EV Race

April 18, 2022

Automakers like General Motors and Ford have wowed Wall Street with flashy EV designs, technical prowess and plans to invest tens of billions of dollars. Yet they’ve literally put the cart before…

eVTOL: The Flying Vehicles that May be the Future of Transportation

April 17, 2022

If you’ve ever had the fantasy of soaring over bumper-to-bumper traffic in a flying vehicle, that may be possible sooner than you think. Not with a flying car, but with…