Defense IT


NRL demos super-fast ship-to-shore wireless system

The TREC system hits 720 megabits/sec close to shore and holds a still-solid signal more than 22 miles out to sea.

Pentagon wants fast, bird-like UAS for urban missions

A DARPA program is looking to develop smaller drones, functioning like birds or even insects, that could operate in tight spaces.

Combined sensor system detects, locates enemy fire at bases

The Serenity Payload system combines visual and audio sensors for 360-degree surveillance coverage.

Report: Air Force facing critical shortage of drone pilots

The increasing demand for Predator and Reaper missions combined with the difficulty of recruiting and retaining pilots is threatening the fleet’s effectiveness.

Navy's new underwater drone looks and swims like a fish

The GhostSwimmer, developed under the Silent NEMO project, can run silent, run deep.

Dan Fallon, Nutanix Federal

2 keys to enhancing DOD’s new risk framework

There are a couple of things agencies should require from vendors to better address the DIARMF process, Dan Fallon of Nutanix says.

7 breakthrough technologies from 2014

These DOD technologies and projects started making the transition this year from research to reality.

Army forms teams of experts to support DCGS-A training

Tactical engagement teams will school leaders and soldiers on employing the intelligence system as a weapons system.