Commercial pressure to develop a digital ecosystem where any device delivers content across platforms and service providers has led to robust industry standards and intuitive application programming interfaces.
A suite of open architecture standards developed by CERDEC enables the convergence of hardware and software to improve the Army’s C4ISR and EW capabilities.
As I have said in previous articles, I believe it is important to national security and the success of the country that we consider how to get young people more involved in STEM. Diversity also is important.
AFCEA’s Educational Foundation offers grants to teachers in elementary and middle schools as well as in high schools to provide the materials needed to make these activities possible. Even a few hundred dollars helps give teachers support to create positive STEM education experiences for children.
A U.S. military must now steel itself to catch up to and overtake peer rivals that have capitalized on U.S. complacency to surge ahead in defense research and development.
In a rapidly changing and dynamic world, we are lacking a most important ingredient for policy making: honest, constructive political debate.