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ISIS proves savvy in social media, cyber-domain

A new Brookings Institution report outlines the terrorist group’s reach and tactics on Twitter and elsewhere online.

Air Force orders $91.6M worth of EW jammers from Raytheon

Contract modification calls for 250 more MALD-J missiles, which can fool enemy radars by impersonating friendly aircraft.

STRATCOM commander: Threats from space are real

Adm. Cecil Haney outlines the dangers in space, from debris to potentially hostile space vehicles.

ISIS 'hack' draws skepticism but raises wariness

Military and security experts refute claims that personal information of military personnel posted by ISIS was gained by accessing Pentagon servers.

Air Force launces ninth GPS IIF satellite as delays continue for GPS III

As funding cuts push back plans for the next generation of satellites, the service says the current constellation can handle the load.

Marine study: Simulations translate to live-fire performance

Researchers quantify the effectiveness of M1A1 simulations on crew performance and measure the cost savings from avoiding live training.

Russia's hybrid warfare tactics gain upper hand in Ukraine

U.S., NATO officials call for better readiness against the tactic, which uses information warfare, cyberattacks, economic strategies and other steps to destabilize a country before the tanks roll in.

Mobile mashup: The military's proliferating mix of smartphones and tablets

DOD is using mobile devices in conventional and unconventional ways, which brings a lot of challenges to go with the convenience.