Next Generation Autonomous Systems: A Williams Foundation Special Report

06/09/2021On April 8, 2021, the Williams Foundation held a seminar originally scheduled for last March. It was postponed as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. As Air Marshal (Retired)… Read more »

Next Generation Autonomous Systems

06/08/2021In this report, the key themes and presentations at the April 8, 2021, Williams Foundation seminar on Next Generation Autonomous Systems are highlighted. A number of interviews with… Read more »

2nd Fleet and Joint Force Command Norfolk: A May 2021 Update

05/25/2021As the Commander of 2nd Fleet and of JFC Norfolk put it in a recent article in The Proceedings: “In response to Russia’s military resurgence, the U.S. Navy… Read more »

Visiting 2nd Marine Air Wing, December 2020

01/11/2021I first visited 2nd MAW in 2007, at the beginning of the Osprey era. There I saw a small number of the aircraft on the tarmac and met with… Read more »

Platforms, Concepts of Operations and Defense Decisions: The German Case

08/30/2020With the launch of our defense information website (defense.info) , we introduced a micro-site on defense decisions. We wrote: “In this new section of the defense.info website, we… Read more »

Visiting Jax Navy and Mayport, June 2020

08/11/2020In this special report, the findings from a recent visit to Jax Navy and to Mayport, with regard to the maritime patrol enterprise are highlighted. Interviews were conducted… Read more »

A Small Ship with a Big Impact: The Aussies Work the Integrated Distributed Force

04/23/2020The Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel is the first of the new build platforms. It provides the template with regard to the entire reset of how the Australians… Read more »

The Coronavirus Crisis: Perspectives and Shaping a Way Ahead

04/16/2020This special report brings together in one publication our recent pieces published on Second Line of Defense and Defense.info, since the coronavirus crisis became a significant crisis management… Read more »