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China Military Power Report

China Military Power Report

The Department of Defense released its annual report on the ‘Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China (PRC)’ to Congress, referred to as the China Military Power…

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Military Instructors’ Perspectives on  Interactive Multimedia Application  in Military Classrooms

Military Instructors’ Perspectives on Interactive...

The objective of this study is to investigate the application of interactive multimedia instruction (IMI) products in military classrooms. This study explored the experiences of military instructors with barriers, application…

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Defense Primer: Military Use of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Defense Primer: Military Use of the...

Since the introduction of the two-way radio in the early 1900s, militaries have been interested in the electromagnetic spectrum (“the spectrum”). The proliferation of spectrum dependent systems in all military…

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Why Military Space Matters

Why Military Space Matters

Over the past two-plus decades of military operations, our nation’s ability to use outer space has not been consequentially challenged or contested. An unintended byproduct of that circumstance is we…

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An AI-Ready Military Workforce

An AI-Ready Military Workforce

The military's successful integration of new technologies, such as AI, is crucial in a revolution in military affairs. The advantages of AI will be realized by the military that can…

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Defense Primer: Ballistic Missile Defense

Defense Primer: Ballistic Missile Defense

In 1975, the Army began funding research into hit-to-kill or kinetic energy interceptors. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is charged with the mission to develop, test, and field an integrated,…

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Emerging Military Technologies: Background and Issues for Congress

Emerging Military Technologies: Background and...

Members of Congress and Pentagon officials are increasingly focused on developing emerging military technologies to enhance U.S. national security and keep pace with U.S. competitors. The U.S. military has long…

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Solving the Military Spouse Employment Puzzle: Seven Recommendations for the Future of Work

Solving the Military Spouse Employment Puzzle:...

It was recently reported that 40% of military families have considered leaving active-duty service because of challenges associated with military spouse employment. When service members elect to transition out of…

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Converting a Political- to a Military-Strategic Objective

Converting a Political- to a Military-Strategic...

Political objectives are usually achieved by using one’s military power. Converting political objectives into achievable military-strategic objectives is the primary responsibility of military-strategic leadership. This process is largely an art…

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Military Medical Malpractice and the Feres Doctrine

Military Medical Malpractice and the Feres Doctrine

The Department of Defense (DOD) employs physicians and other medical personnel to administer health care to servicemembers, military retirees, and their family members. If these providers commit medical malpractice, they…

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2023 Military Service Academies On-Site Installation Evaluation Report

2023 Military Service Academies On-Site...

On March 10, 2023, Secretary Austin directed on-site installation evaluations (OSIEs) be conducted at the military service academies (MSAs) after an increase in the estimated prevalence of unwanted sexual contact…

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Military Tuition Assistance Program:  Background and Issues

Military Tuition Assistance Program: Background...

Congress has provided authority to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to fund off-duty voluntary education for Active and Reserve Component servicemembers. Congress and DOD have conceived of tuition assistance…

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Emerging Military Technologies: Background and Issues for Congress

Emerging Military Technologies: Background and...

This report provides an overview of selected emerging military technologies in the United States, China, and Russia such as artificial intelligence, lethal autonomous weapons, hypersonic weapons, directed energy weapons, biotechnology,…

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Russia’s War in Ukraine: Military and Intelligence Aspects

Russia’s War in Ukraine: Military and Intelligence...

This report addresses Russian and Ukrainian military and intelligence aspects of the war, which are of interest to many in Congress as Congress considers various legislative measures and conducts oversight…

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Defense Primer: Cyberspace Operations

Defense Primer: Cyberspace Operations

The Department of Defense (DOD) defines cyberspace as a global domain within the information environment consisting of the interdependent networks of information technology infrastructures and resident data, including the internet,…

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