Defense IT


NGA plans to turn 2D images into 3D

The agency is looking for ways to create automated 3D point clouds from satellite images.

Appel named to lead JIE implementation

The former Joint Chiefs liaison to the DOD CIO is also appointed to the Senior Executive Service.

Air Force’s 30-year plan seeks 'strategic agility'

The service sees its biggest challenge as adapting and responding to change at a rate faster than its adversaries can, the new strategy document says.

Marines’ trail-blazing unmanned helicopter returns home

The K-MAX, which exceeded expectations as a cargo-hauling drone in Afghanistan, is being put into storage.

ARL explores dual-sensor gunfire detection, location

Logos Technologies, under a $9.7 million contract, will integrate audio and visual systems onto aerostats to detect hostile gunfire, explosions.

Researchers look to unlock the potential of synthetic biology

A DARPA program wants to make engineered organisms, which could create new sensors, coatings, drugs and other products, more robust, stable and safe.

US says China conducted secret anti-satellite weapons test

China is developing its ability to destroy satellites in orbit, which undermines stability in space, say State Department officials.

DARPA chief: Military's focus on big systems 'is now killing us'

Prabhaker says Pentagon has to shed its expensive, slow-moving approach to technology and new weapons.