Defense IT


Report details sequestration's impact on DOD contractor spending

Spending with defense vendors fell by 16 percent in 2013, according to a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Pilot sites mark progress on Net Zero energy projects

Nine pilot installations are seeing results from efforts to use energy more efficiently and generate more from renewable sources.

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 awards $125 million contract for cyber operations

NCI, which has handled cyber network operations and security support since 2007, gets a new deal.

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.

Army adds air support to live-fire digital range training

Lockheed Martin delivers a Digital Air Ground Integration Range that incorporates aircraft for a more realistic environment.

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.

These Marines will take Android smartphones into the field

An app for civil assistance missions will streamline data collection and sharing, while replacing manual, paper-based processes.