Defense IT

NAVAIR looks to bolster cyber defenses for weapons systems

The command’s Cyber Warfare Detachment is seeking proposals to fill gaps in cyber warfare capabilities and defenses across the board.

Air Force plans to spend $4B on Global Hawk drone program

Northrop Grumman will maintain and modernize the long-range ISR aircraft over the next five years.

DISA releasing heavy-duty suite for mobile classified comm

The kit will allow secure voice, video and data access to SIPRNet from any Internet connection, and will be available DOD-wide.

DARPA to fast-track robotics innovations

By shortening the contracting and development process, the agency wants to engage “nontraditional performers” in rapid, low-cost development of breakthrough technologies.

Army pushing energy efficiency closer to the front

CERDEC demonstrates a base-camp microgrid that cuts down significantly on fuel use, water use and waster generation without compromising services.

Air Force gives 20 companies a spot on $7.9B NetCents 2 contract

The businesses will compete for work in network operations and infrastructure solutions.

Nanosatellites could provide future battlefield communications

The Space and Missile Defense Command is testing small satellites that could deliver over-the-horizon voice, data and imagery.

Army gets closer on Cyber Battle Lab

The converted Network Battle Lab will focus on supporting all aspects of cyber electromagnetic activities.