Pentagon’s commercial tech arm to ramp up role in military innovation

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When Joby Aviation’s first electric air taxi landed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, in late September, it was more than a traditional aircraft delivery. The milestone was the culmination of years of work with the U.S. Defense Department’s innovation community to determine whether an electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft — a previously unproven capability — could have utility for the military. 

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Event Recap – May 13, 2024

On May 2nd General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr. USMC (Ret.), former CENTCOM Commander joined BENS Boston members for a discussion on the Middle East. General McKenzie gave an in-depth overview of where the…

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BENS Member,  Ben Cheatham

On April 11th, BENS member Ben Cheatham, VP Microsoft, participated on a panel at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy on April 11th. The panel was titled: The Role of AI in National Security…

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Six BENS members

Six BENS members were selected and participated in the National Security Forum (NSF) at the Air War College. The National Security Forum specifically aims to foster a deeper understanding among civilian community…

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