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Recent articles by Jeff:

Get an update on nuclear modernization| Defense News Weekly, Feb. 21, 2020

Find out where upgrading America's nuclear weapons stands, find out how much money the Navy wants to save and see highlights from the Munich Security Conference. → Read More

How to defend Pacific air bases?

PACAF commander Gen. Charles Brown lays out his vision for protecting valuable air assets in the Pacific. → Read More

The tradeoffs of nuclear modernization

STRATCOM commander Adm. Charles Richard updates Congress on nuclear modernization efforts and the tradeoffs of affording them. → Read More

The Navy tries night court

Find out how much money the Navy wants to save--and where they want to direct the money. → Read More

Esper lays out Chinese aggression in Munich

At the Munich Security Conference, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper lays out recent Chinese aggression and the threat it poses. → Read More

See the sights of the Singapore Airshow

Although the coronavirus impacted the attendance, there was a lot to see — and a lot of news in Singapore. Watch to get the details. → Read More

Previewing the 2021 defense budget

Find out what we think will be in the upcoming defense budget request—and what could possibly be cut to pay for new technology and weapons. → Read More

The Navy controls Growlers remotely

In a landmark test, the U.S. Navy has controlled EA-18G Growlers from other aircraft, helping pave the way for the future of carrier operations. → Read More

The Fitzgerald is back at sea

After being damaged more than 2 years ago in a collision that killed 7, the destroyer Fitzgerald is back at sea. → Read More

What we know before the FY2021 defense budget is released

Aaron Mehta and Jeff Martin breakdown what we know about the FY2021 defense budget before it comes out. → Read More

Does the Pentagon have a tech development problem?

On this episode, go inside Defense News’s Culture Clash 2.0 discussion, where we look at the military’s relationship with the tech community. → Read More

Triton drones deploy to Guam as Germany backs out of deal

As MQ-4C Triton drones deploy to Guam for the first time, find out why Germany has decided not to buy them. → Read More

Autonomous reloading for new Army cannons?

Find out the companies that could build an autonomous resupply system for the Army's new long-range guns. → Read More

Pentagon’s top artificial intelligence official to retire

The Pentagon plans to announce Jan. 31 that Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, the Department of Defense’s top artificial intelligence official, will retire from the Air Force this summer, C4ISRNET has learned. → Read More

Breaking down the Navy’s plans for unmanned ships

David Larter gives a breakdown of what the Navy and the rest of the military is planning to do with unmanned ships--and how they'll affect future conflict. → Read More

Polish deal to buy F-35s close to completion

Negotiations are finishing up for a $4 billion deal for Poland to buy F-35As. → Read More

How can Navy acquisition change for the better?

Jeff Martin is the Associate Editor for Multimedia and the host & producer of Defense News Weekly, airing online and on American Forces Network worldwide. In his role as Associate Editor, he reports worldwide on the military and defense industry and leads a market-leading multimedia team. → Read More

Getting back to basics for the Marine Corps

Here's the basics that the U.S. Marine Corps has to get back to in order to win future conflicts. → Read More

Here’s where the Navy’s next ships are in construction

The Navy currently has several ships either under construction or in trials. Here's an update on when they'll join the fleet. → Read More

The future of the surface Navy | Defense News Weekly full episode, Jan. 17, 2020

Get the details on what the Navy's surface forces could look like in the future, and see the advanced radar that some ships will be equipped with. → Read More