Georgina DiNardo

Georgina DiNardo is a beat reporter covering emerging technologies. Previously, she worked at the "Military Times" and "Defense News", where she reported on technology advancements, military updates and the federal workforce. Before that she graduated from American University, where she interned for "PBS To the Contrary" and served as Managing Copy Editor for "The Eagle", the university newspaper.

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The Insider | February 22, 2024

The Defense Department's Large Scale Global Exercise 2024 begins this month with goals of strengthening allied interoperability through demonstrations of joint military cooperation across branches and nations.

The Insider | February 22, 2024

The Defense Innovation Unit director is set to speak at the South by Southwest 2024 conference in Austin, TX, held March 8-10, discussing technology projects with industry executives and national security innovation leaders.

Daily News | February 21, 2024

The second India-U.S. Defense Acceleration Ecosystem (INDUS-X) Summit today announced the winners of the first set of INDUS-X joint challenges, launched new challenges, and discussed bolstering defense supply chain initiatives through new consortiums and co-producing military capabilities.

Daily News | February 21, 2024

A Defense Department contractor focused on microelectronics acquisition released a request for solutions today seeking state-of-the-art microelectronics prototype devices from industry to convert into military systems.

The Insider | February 21, 2024

The Defense Innovation Board will hold a public meeting on March 5 to hear from defense entrepreneurship experts in preparation for the panel's upcoming spring meeting.

Daily News | February 20, 2024

The Defense Business Board will hold a meeting Feb. 29 to hear updates from its business transformation advisory subcommittee on a study pertaining to leveraging digital ecosystems, according to a notice published in the Federal Register today.

Daily News | February 20, 2024

Pentagon technology chief Heidi Shyu has tasked the Defense Science Board's Permanent Subcommittee on Strategic Options with running a study that would evaluate the use of commercial navigation signals for potential military operations.

Daily News | February 15, 2024

Lawmakers and Pentagon officials said today that the Defense Department needs to take more risks and change its compliance-based culture, aligning DOD development efforts more closely with Silicon Valley’s approach to innovation.

Daily News | February 15, 2024

The Defense Department today announced the projects selected for the next batch of funding through the "Accelerate the Procurement and Fielding of Innovative Technologies" pilot program as Pentagon technology chief Heidi Shyu touted APFIT's success during a congressional hearing.

The Insider | February 14, 2024

A recent joint military experiment showcased a variety of multidomain uncrewed systems at Camp Roberts, CA, earlier this month, testing emerging technology being pursued by the Pentagon.

Daily News | February 14, 2024

The presumptive chief of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said he is wrestling with how to interweave autonomy into weapons platforms and systems controls to provide "constant stare" for a new era of warfare, while the Pentagon continues work on the first tranche of Replicator drone capabilities to meet his stated needs.

Daily News | February 9, 2024

The chief of U.S. Special Operations Command said today that integrating artificial intelligence and autonomy will be key to developing and fielding systems that can counter unmanned aerial systems.

Daily News | February 8, 2024

The Pentagon will not publicly release a report that senators requested the publication of after lawmakers voiced concerns about the National Spectrum Strategy's request for a deeper inquiry into the lower 3 GHz Band, Inside Defense has learned.

Daily News | February 8, 2024

The Navy and Defense Innovation Unit have partnered to select three vendors tasked with Unmanned Underwater Vehicle platforms prototyping and development.

Daily News | February 7, 2024

The Defense Innovation Unit released its new strategy today for "DIU 3.0," which aims to help the U.S. military leverage more commercial technology amid bolstered support from lawmakers and the Pentagon's senior leaders.

Daily News | February 6, 2024

The United States, Australia and the United Kingdom tested robotic vehicle sensors during a fall 2023 trial aimed at solving the weaknesses of autonomous systems, according to a Defense Department announcement yesterday.

The Insider | February 5, 2024

The Defense Science Board will hold closed federal advisory committee meetings this week, starting tomorrow and ending Thursday, to analyze classified information pertaining to advanced capabilities needed for future conflicts, according to a notice posted in the Federal Register today.

Daily News | February 1, 2024

The Defense Department awarded seven companies contracts totaling $192.5 million today in efforts to generate critical chemicals domestic manufacturing capabilities.

Daily News | February 1, 2024

A senior Energy Department official said today that Generative Artificial Intelligence needs to be integrated into DOE efforts under nuclear enterprise security standards.

Daily News | January 31, 2024

A senior Defense Innovation Unit official said an upcoming industry summit will be an opportunity to focus on scaling commercial technologies for use by the Defense Department, specifically focusing on U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

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