Defense IT


Army lab is engineering better batteries

ARL chemists are using new methods and materials to make a battery that is lighter and more efficient.

NGA goes open source with a public geospatial tool kit

NGA and DigitalGlobe have created a new cloud-based analytic tool for processing large troves of geospatial data.

Pentagon names first Marine to lead DIA

Maj. Gen. Vincent Stewart, who currently runs the Marine Forces Cyber Command, will add a star and assume control late this month.

Air Force looks to speed development of modernized GPS gear

Service gives L-3 Communications an extra $8.5 million to accelerate work on the Military GPS User Equipment program.

DISA releases new security guide for cloud computing

The document sets out the requirements for commercial and non-DOD providers, with a goal of streamlining the acquisition process for DOD agencies.

Pro-ISIS hackers compromise Central Command's social media sites

Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts were temporarily suspended after a hack by a group claiming to be ISIS sympathizers.

Navy's new 'beach ball' satellite takes a spin from the ISS

The SpinSat's unique design could pave the way for better control of small satellites.

Navy adds 2 vendors to $2.5 billion CANES contract

CGI Federal and DRS Technologies, which protested after being left off the original award, can now bid for work on the Navy’s next=generation shipboard network.