Exelis CEO seeks middle ground in budget crunch

David Melcher sees shift to "affordable upgrades."

Army transfers management of EMARSS program

Management of ISR program shifts to Army aviation office.

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Getting a handle on big data

DOD seeks cost savings through big data apps while service providers look to demystify the concept.

DISA storage contract stresses interoperability

IT agency says it is moving away from centralized nets to ‘edge-centered’ approach.

Honeywell awarded $550M for Air Force satellite support

Air Force Satellite Control network operates a slew of DOD and non-DOD satellites.

Joint U.S.-Japanese Operation Rising Thunder is underway

An increase in participating U.S. personnel significant for the Asia Pacific pivot.

U.S. tests layered missile defense

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said it intercepted two ballistic missile targets during a test of a layered missile defense scheme in the western Pacific Ocean.

Air Force, DARPA partner on hypersonic flight initiative

The joint effort builds on successful X-51A Waverider demonstration.