The commonly used small satellite terminals can provide real-time IP links to the Global Combat Support Systems-Army.
Agencies can take advantage of existing commercial technologies from vendors often working in tandem, Thermopylae's AJ Clark writes.
The service will replace one NIE a year with the more innovation-focused Army Warfighting Assessment.
Lockheed Martin will continue to deliver SEWIP upgrades under the new deal.
The increased speed and agility in delivering services can cut costs and meet the requirements for mission-specific, coalition networks.
A suspected Chinese hack of a security clearance database netted information on background checks dating to 2000.
The Cyber Grand Challenge is aiming to developed software that can fend off cyberattacks in real time.
Officials say they want enterprise-worthy devices that can be acquired quickly, but not ones that "try solve every problem."