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LeoLabs’ New Radar Tracks Tiny Space Debris

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LeoLabs CEO and co-founder Dan Ceperley says the firm has a mission “to drive a new era of transparency in LEO.”

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Air Force Boosts Funding Cap for Promising Startups

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The goal of the matching fund is to support tech startup firms to bridge the ‘valley of death’ and rapidly scale up capability.

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Roper Unveils PEO For Next Gen Digital Planes; Critics Grumble

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The new Advanced Aircraft PEO will “transform the Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) program into the Air Force’s Digital Century Series initiative.”

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60 Days To Build Cloud; Underpins AI Push: Roper

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AFA 2019: Multi Domain Operations are all about the “connective tissue,” as the Air Force rushes to test and field its building blocks, says Air Force acquisition czar Will Roper. Even after a full day of interviews and meetings, Roper’s enthusiasm for transforming the Air Force into a “software company” remains undimmed, as you can… Keep reading →

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EXCLUSIVE Air Force To Upgrade ABMS Every 4 Months: Roper

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The ultimate goal of ABMS, Air Force acquisition czar Will Roper enthused, is to “build a family of systems” and “create something that feels like the Internet of Things for the Air Force.”

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Roper: Self-Flying Cars For Air Force Special Ops!?

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“We’ve been socializing the idea both over at the White House and inside the Department,” Air Force acquisition czar Will Roper said about his push for a new initiative to explore “self-flying cars.”

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Net Assessment Comes To DNI; Roper Says F-35’s ALIS Makes Progress

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NATIONAL HARBOUR: A key capability the Defense Department has relied on since the late Andy Marshall invented it — Net Assessment — is coming to the Intelligence Community. But wait, you say. Doesn’t the National Intelligence Council do long range strategic analysis? Well, not nearly as far out as Net Assessment does, which is 20… Keep reading →

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Roper: Multi-Domain C2 Needs Air-Space Integration

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“We’ve been kicking around this idea that there needs to be a milestone past D; a milestone E where the program is proving elderly and we’re having to do Herculean tasks to keep airplanes flying that should have been retired long ago,” says Air Force acquisition czar Will Roper.

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Commercial Satellites: Will They Be Military Targets?

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“We anticipate that adversary nations are unlikely to discriminate between U.S. military satellites and commercial satellites providing services to the U.S. Government, in the event of a conflict,” Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper told the Senate during his confirmation hearing.

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FOD FOD FOD: KC-46 Production Drops; Roper Says Boeing Needs ‘Cultural Change’

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“You can’t just issue a memo,” and expect workers to make decisions to stop a production line, Will Roper told reporters yesterday. Boeing needs to offer bonuses to employees who act to stop the line when they find FOD and reward them in other ways.

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