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TX Event Invite Dakota Wood 6 29 2022 600w

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

Please join us for an Austin luncheon discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security and…

TX Event Invite Dakota Wood 6 29 2022 600w

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

Please join BENS TX in Dallas for a conversation on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security…

TX Event Invite Dakota Wood 6 29 2022 600w

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

Please join us at Club Giraud on Thursday, June 30th for a conversation on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis…

TX Event Invite Dakota Wood 6 29 2022 600w

Luncheon Discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood

BENS TX Houston BENS luncheon discussion on U.S. Military Strength with Dakota Wood, Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs, Center for National Defense, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy.

C4ISRNET DARPA Budget Request Seeks Bolster Critical Defense Techs

DARPA Budget Request Seeks to Bolster Critical Defense Technologies

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s $4.1 billion request for fiscal 2023 prioritizes technologies “critical” for the Pentagon, including microelectronics, biotechnology and artificial intelligence, budget documents show. DARPA’s detailed fiscal…

DefenseNews Intel Agency Takes Over Project Maven

Intelligence Agency Takes Over Project Maven, the Pentagon’s Signature AI Scheme

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will take operational control of part of the Pentagon’s signature artificial intelligence program, the agency’s director announced April 25. Project Maven is the Department of Defense’s most…

DefenseNews DIU Opens Chicago Office Expansion Midwest

Defense Innovation Unit Opens Chicago Office as Part of Midwest Expansion

The Defense Innovation Unit, a Department of Defense organization founded to help the U.S. military make faster use of emerging commercial technologies, opened a new hub in Chicago to expand…

HarrisWilliams Disrupting Defense Tech Investors New Focus

Disrupting Defense: Tech Investors’ New Focus on National Security

Co-authored by BENS member Kelleigh Bilms, Senior Director, Avascent SHARPE Focus: The Emergence of Defense Unicorns The world is changing rapidly, and all branches of the U.S. military are making…

BreakingDefense Earth Day Memo Hicks Steps Pentagon Shrink Energy Reliance

In Earth Day Memo, Hicks Lays Out Steps for Pentagon to Shrink its Energy Reliance

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks wants the US military to look at how technologies like tanks, ships and drones can be less reliant on fuel, she wrote in a new memo.…

WoTR Reboot The Defense Innovation Ecosystem

Reboot the Defense Innovation Ecosystem

The venture capital model of investment is predicated on a high failure rate, justified by massive returns on a small number of successes. Yet prestigious, venture-capital-backed defense tech startups are…