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How big data is paying off for DOD

There’s no silver bullet to handling huge sets of data, but the military is finding ways to put analytics to use.

Budget pressures push Air Force to mull commercial satellite tracking

Intelsat and others will study commercial provisioning of satellite tracking services under an Air Force contract.

Air Force awards deal for next-gen 3D radar

Raytheon wins a $19.5 million contract to get started on the first three of what could be 35 systems, which will form the backbone of ground-based air defense.

Army, startup put their chips on data fusion capability

GIS Federal's patented database technology is leveraging graphics chips to fuse the big data coming from sensors.

Army's virtual model shows how new tech affects tactical networks

CERDEC's modeling and simulation tool tests live hardware in a virtual environment, which can cut costs and development times.

Air Force's secretive unmanned shuttle to use NASA's hangars

The X-37B unmanned mini-shuttle, which just returned after 22 months in space, will use former shuttle processing bays.

Air Force’s infrared satellite system gets to the next step

Lockheed and Northrop deliver the payload for the fourth GEO satellite in the Space Based Infrared System.

Air Force fires back at IG over Reaper buys

The service says that the DOD Inspector General's report on purchases of the unmanned aircraft used out-of-date information.