This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on continuing resolutions, directed energy and more.
A congressional hearing on continuing resolutions has been scheduled for Jan. 12:
The House Appropriations defense subcommittee intends to hold a hearing to examine the impact of stopgap continuing resolutions on the Defense Department.
A priority technology and research area for Victoria Coleman, directed energy is a space the former Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency director said could benefit from officials “thinking a little bit beyond the classic use cases”:
The Air Force’s chief scientist wants to see officials leverage directed energy “to further enable and support” the service’s agile combat employment strategy, as she advocates "thinking outside the box” when considering use cases for those technologies.
The latest on the Navy's Unmanned Influence Sweep System:
The Navy has successfully completed underwater explosion shock testing on the Unmanned Influence Sweep System, part of the service’s mine countermeasure technologies.
Lockheed Martin provided an update of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter sales:
Lockheed Martin said today it delivered several more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to the U.S. military in 2021 than previously planned, though the additional jets will count toward the company's 2022 production goal.
Our coverage of what Nokia is up to regarding the company's effort to help the Air Force implement a 5G cellular network:
With dynamic spectrum sharing experimentation underway at Hill Air Force Base, UT, testbed vendor Nokia is gearing up to support application developers' efforts to build on top of the newly deployed 5G cellular network while keeping an eye trained on opportunities to potentially enhance the available use cases for its work.