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Bradley Peniston

Deputy Editor

Bradley Peniston
Bradley Peniston is deputy editor of Defense One. A national security journalist for two decades, he helped launch, served as managing editor of Defense News, and was editor of Armed Forces Journal. His books include No Higher Honor: Saving the USS Samuel B. Roberts in the Persian Gulf, now part of the Chief of Naval Operations' Professional Reading Program.
Emerging Tech

Google’s Withdrawal from Pentagon AI Project Risks U.S. Lives, Says Work

Former deputy defense secretary says the tech giant should consider how its work might help save U.S. troops — and how it is currently helping China.

CIO Briefing

Future Navy Accident Investigations Will Look for Cyber Attacks

The fleet’s info-warfare chief has a team aboard the damaged USS McCain. The main thing she expects to learn is how to do this kind of investigation.

CIO Briefing

How Will The Pentagon Create Its AIs? The Algorithmic-Warfare Team Is Charting a Path

Over the next 36 months, an algorithmic-warfare team will draw up a model for splitting the work between government and industry.

CIO Briefing

Pentagon Rolls Out New Office Devoted to ‘People Analytics’

A first tranche of reforms omits some highly anticipated fixes, but seeks to lay the groundwork for more.