Moving from the F-16 to the F-35A: Reducing the Complexity of the Flight Line

07/25/2011
An Interview with Joel Malone F-35As at Edwards AFB June 2011 (Credit: Lockheed Martin) 07/25/2011 - The shift from the F-16 to the F-35A for the USAF will provide significant capability to improve operational performance and operational tempo.  In an interview with Joel Malone, the shift was discussed and analyzed.…

“Robots In Arms”

11/05/2010
Vice Admiral Joseph W. Dyer, U.S. Navy (Ret.) on the Future of Military Robotics and Awaiting New Concepts of Operations 11/05/2010 - Second Line of Defense recently sat down with Vice Admiral Joe Dyer (U.S. Navy, Ret.), Chief Operating Officer at iRobot Corporation, to discuss the evolution of robotics and…

Captain R. Robinson Harris on Flexible Naval Forces and 21st Century Con-ops

12/07/2009
Captain Robinson  Harris, US Navy (Retired),  now  from Lockheed Martin MS2,  is a well-known naval analyst and  provides an insightful analysis on the interaction between 21st century concepts of operations and ship-building and ship design.  Harris underscores the central role of modularity, connectivity and interoperability in enhancing the impact of maritime…