Defense IT


DARPA wants new tech for protecting privacy

The research agency, channeling Louis Brandeis, is looking for the ability to protect vast amounts of shared personal data.

Air Force weather satellite explodes in orbit

The 20-year-old satellite was no longer being used for forecasts but leaves more than a ton of space junk behind.

Army aims to speed up data fusion on the battlefield

The service wants to combine multiple modes of data on the sensor platforms.

What future Army aircraft could look like

Army research teams are collaborating with each other and industry on the next generation of vertical-lift aircraft.

Can Ash Carter change DOD's PowerPoint culture?

The new Defense secretary bans slideshows from a meeting with top commanders, but whether that approach trickles down is a big question.

DISA CIO targets cloud automation

Bennett says automation is critical for network configuration, big data and responding to cyber threats faster than "a pregnant turtle."

AF secretary: Deadline to replace Russian rocket engine could be too soon

Deborah Lee James tells lawmakers that a domestic rocket engine might not be ready by 2019, because "this is rocket science."

DARPA to delve into the Arctic

The research agency is seeking proposals for advanced unmanned systems and sensors to provide surveillance and environmental data from above the Arctic Circle.