Defense IT


GPS III Satellite

Air Force expects delay in GPS III satellite delivery

Exelis and Lockheed Martin continue to deal with navigational payload problems.

Iridium unveils a global, Wi-Fi satellite hotspot

The GO brings connectivity to the company’s satellite service anywhere on the globe.

Report says DOD fuel supply chain vulnerable to cyberattack

A study says that DLA needs to shore up security on its IP-connected fuel distribution network.

Army units give thumbs-down to battlefield intelligence system

The Distributed Common Ground System-Army is complex and unstable, and soldiers receive scant training on the system, according to units quoted a memo.

Air Force HQ completes move to DOD Enterprise Email

The service begins its migration with 7,800 unclassified accounts and 1,300 mobile devices.

DARPA hires Raytheon to work on Plan X cyber warfare platform

The company gets a $9.8 million contract to enable scaling and execution of cyber operations.

Chris LaPoint

Training on the go: How to keep up with a changing IT landscape

IT managers have to step outside their comfort zones to prepare staff for a widely dispersed and increasingly virtualized military, Chris LaPoint says.

Snowden fallout on contractors: It’s not all bad

A ThreatTrack survey finds that defense contractors feel vulnerable to cyber mayhem, but many have become more diligent about screening, managing and training employees.