Defense IT

Report: NATO worried about comms gaps, Russia’s jamming power

A U.S.-Lithuanian joint exercise illustrated lingering allied communications problems as Russian electronic warfare capabilities improve.

Army deploys 'flying command post' for paratroopers

The EMC2 system provides lets paratroopers plan missions en route and get live views of a landing zone right up to the time of a jump.

Army's exoskeleton improves marksmanship

ARL's MAXFAS reduces involuntary tremors and improve the shooting proficiency of soldiers.

Maryland National Air Guard to build a new cyber center

The move by the 175th Wing reflects the growing role the Guard and Reserves are playing in cyber defense.

Revolutionary prosthetic arm enters its next phase

DARPA awards DEKA a contract to work on improving the FDA-approved system’s feel and help bring it to market.

Military enlists private sector to build cyber mission force

The U.S. Cyber Command and the Army are courting assistance in training and capabilities.

'Space Pearl Harbor' debate rages

Policy analysts argue over how U.S. strategy should evolve to deal with asymmetric threats that could leave low Earth orbit unusable.

Army developing a 'flying motorcycle' for the battlefield

ARL and two companies are adapting the Malloy hoverbike for tactical recon and troop transport, for use as a cheaper, more agile option to helicopters.