This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a Space Development Agency satellite tracking program, the Army's counter-small unmanned aircraft system strategy and more.
A Space Development Agency spokeswoman has confirmed to Inside Defense that work on the Tracking Layer Tranche 0 satellite development contracts has resumed:
SpaceX and L3Harris have resumed work on the Space Development Agency's Tracking Layer Tranche 0 satellite development contracts after a series of protests put the companies' contracts on hold and led the agency to reevaluate bids.
The Army has released its counter-small unmanned aircraft system strategy:
The Army today released the recently approved, counter-small unmanned aircraft system strategy to direct the Defense Department's C-sUAS activities in a variety of operating environments.
Document: Army's C-sUAS strategy
Inside Defense recently interviewed Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas Chaillan about the recent SolarWinds cyberattack:
Air Force Chief Software Officer Nicolas Chaillan has demanded a heightened defense posture following the recent massive SolarWinds breach and warns the service is bound to be a major target for cyberattacks in the years ahead.
The spillover of major power competition into the Arctic, in increasingly navigable waterways caused by melting ice caps, has the potential to threaten U.S. interests, according to a new Navy report:
The Navy needs to increase its presence in the Arctic as Russia and China will seek to assert power in the region, according to the Navy's new Arctic strategy, released Tuesday.
Document: Navy's Arctic strategy
The Defense Department has issued a new cybersecurity policy:
A new Defense Department instruction makes official a concept DOD officials have been increasingly beating the drum over the past several years: cybersecurity is critical to all aspects of defense acquisitions.