Army testing driverless-enabling tech on I-69

The U.S. Army has begun testing radio technology on a convoy of tractor-trailers along Interstate 69 in the first step toward driverless military vehicles. The technology, called dedicated short-range communications, allows the vehicles to “talk” with each other and...

Federal defense spending critical for state, panel says

Mackinac Island — Michigan is an asset to the nation’s defense industry and the state must do everything it can to retain federal dollars for its military facilities, a panel of state leaders and experts said Thursday. They discussed strengthening Michigan’s defense...