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  • Defense Department Officials Testify on Drones Budget Request
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    Defense Department Drones Budget Request

    The House Armed Services Committee convened a hearing on Defense Department technology and innovation. Witnesses included the defense undersecretary for Research and Engineering and Defense…

  • USS Monitor Warship
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    USS Monitor Warship

    Anna Holloway, co-author, Our Little Monitor: The Greatest Invention of the Civil War, talked about the USS Monitor warship at a day-long symposium on Abraham Lincoln’s life, career & legacy. The…

  • Panelists Discuss Autonomous Weapons and International Law
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    Autonomous Weapons and International Law

    The Brookings Institution held a discussion on the effects of the increasing use of autonomous weapons such as drones, unmanned vehicles, and missiles on the interpretation of international…

  • emFuture Warem
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    Future War

    Retired Air Force Major General Robert Latiff examined the future of warfare and evolving technologies.

  • Reagan National Defense Forum Defense Technologies Panel
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    Reagan National Defense Forum, Defense Technologies Panel

    Navy Secretary Richard Spencer along with technology and financial industry leaders took part in a discussion on defense innovation. This was part of the Reagan National Defense Forum at…

  • Armed Services Secretaries Testify on Acquisition Reform Efforts
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    Acquisition Reform Efforts

    The secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force were among the witnesses at a hearing on defense acquisition and management. The panelists testified about efforts to improve military readiness…

  • Vietnam War Helicopters
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    Vietnam War Helicopters

    Members of the North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association talked about the helicopter’s role during the Vietnam War. The National Archives hosted this event in conjunction with the opening of…

  • emStriking Powerem
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    Striking Power

    John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin, co-authors of Striking Power, talked about how military technology was changing the way we fight wars and defend ourselves against old and new threats.…

  • Military Aviation in Spokane Washington
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    Military Aviation in Spokane, Washington

    Wes Walton gave a tour of historic Felts Field and talked about Spokane, Washington’s contributions to the development of military aviation. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

  • emGoing Deepem
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    Going Deep

    Lawrence Goldstone talked about his book Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine, in which he recalls the life of John Philip Howard, inventor of the…

  • Military Aviation Museum Part 1
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    Military Aviation Museum, Part 1

    Robert “Boom” Powell gave a tour of World War I hangar at the Military Aviation Museum and talked about advances in aviation technology and pilot training during the war. Located in…

  • Titan Missile Museum
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    Titan Missile Museum

    Yvonne Morris gave a tour of the Titan Missile Museum and talked about its history. The museum is housed in a preserved Titan II missile site. The Titan II was an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)…

  • emThe Imagineers of Warem
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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017…

  • Washington Journal Joe Pappalardo Discusses the Use of Disposable Drones
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    Joe Pappalardo on Use of Disposable Drones

    Joe Pappalardo talked about his Popular Mechanics article on the Air Force’s new weapon, disposable drones. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent…

  • Rise of the MilitaryIndustrial Complex
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    Rise of the Military-Industrial Complex

    Kate Epstein talked about about the history of the relationship between the U.S. military and the private sector. The interview focuses on Epstein’s book, Torpedo: Inventing the…

  • Panel Discussion on Missile Defense
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    Panel Discussion on Missile Defense

    Former defense officials and global security experts talked about the future of missile defense. They spoke about the challenges of strategic missile defense, the importance of missile…

  • Sharon Weinberger Discusses emThe Imagineers of Warem
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    The Imagineers of War

    Sharon Weinberger talked about her book, The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World, about the history, successes, and failures of DARPA,…

  • Senator Dan Sullivan Discusses US Missile Defense
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    Missile Defense

    Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), a member of the Armed Services Committee, delivered remarks on the future of U.S. missile defense. He emphasized the need to strengthen and modernize missile…

  • Jameel Jaffer Discusses emThe Drone Memosem
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    The Drone Memos

    Jameel Jaffer, former deputy legal director of the ACLU, discusses the legal and policy documents that govern the U.S.'s drone program. He is interviewed by Hoover Institution senior fellow and…

  • USS North Carolina and World War II
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    USS North Carolina and World War II

    Ken Rittenmeyer gave a tour of the missile defenses on the battleship USS North Carolina. He also spoke about how the U.S. used North Carolina-class battleships during World War II and why the technology on…

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