Defense IT


Army builds an immersive simulator for armored vehicles – and builds it fast

The TRICT, developed by Army engineers in 18 months, provides a realistic exterior and interior environment for training on MRAPs.

Android device can detect types and levels of radiation

The pocket-sized GammaSight radionuclide identifier links with mobile devices for analysis, data management.

DISA approves Android/Samsung Knox platform for enterprise use

Increment 2.0 of the DOD Mobility Capability lets the devices connect to unclassified Defense Department networks.

Navy IT chief Halvorsen named acting DOD CIO

The appointment comes two weeks after Teri Takai’s resignation.

'Live Synthetic' goes for the next level in simulation

The Army's holistic concept would blend live training with four types of simulations.

Army completes upgrade of wireless logistics system

CAISI 2.0, the largest wireless tactical network in DOD, achieves full operational capability.

DISA plan outlines a mobile, cloud-based military

The agency’s Strategic Plan for 2014-2019 says mobility is the "primary benefit" of the Joint Information Environment.

US 'tremendously damaged' by Snowden disclosures

Cyber threats will continue to become more sophisticated and pervasive, with wide-ranging impacts, former national security adviser Tom Donilon says.