Defense IT


Army awards $3.9 billion deal for Rifleman radios

Thales and Harris will compete for order of up to 193,276 of the software-defined radios, designed to take tactical communications to dismounted soldiers.

New software speeds up Marines' online ordering, even when not online

Three new applications in the Corps' logistics support system lets even Marines without Internet connectivity handle of the hard part of online transactions.

DOD's cyber evolution, four years later

The department's recently released cyber strategy shows how much the landscape has changed since 2011.

Self-guiding bullet can now hit a moving target

In recent tests for DARPA's EXACTO program, even a novice shooter hit a target on the go from long-distance.

U.S.-Japan pact bolsters ties in cyber, space and ISR

The agreement announced this week calls for greater information sharing and mutual defense.

NGA website supports Nepal relief efforts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency launches a public site to help with damage assessment maps and other data services.

Robotic glove can help tetraplegic veterans recover

VA is running trials on the FES Hand Glove 200, which helps patients complete their therapy sessions.

3D body scans are a fit for Army clothing, equipment

A database of 3D data at Natick's research center helps make clothing, armor and other equipment that fit and function better.