Defense IT

Amid shrinking budgets, DISA turns to the commercial cloud

Commercial services would be able to coexist with the agency’s milCloud program, DISA’s vice director says.

Hagel: US is losing its tech edge, needs new R&D strategy

The defense secretary says troops in future conflicts could face disruptive technologies that foil U.S. advantages.

DOD’s EHR project headed in the right direction, official says

The PEO of the Healthcare Management System says standardization is critical to a workable interoperable system.

Army adds another $150M to ARL support contract

Seven companies will continue to work under the five-year deal, which now has a ceiling of $630 million.

'Concrete step' toward robotic satellite repairs to involve industry

DARPA looks to develop a public/private partnership to develop a craft that could inspect and repair satellites in geostationary Earth orbit.

Army to put high-quality radar into smaller drones

A $99 million contract for small synthetic aperture radars expands the options for radar-equipped UAVs.

Marine Corps, Army take autonomous convoys for a spin

Robotic vehicles react to IEDs and follow-the-leader in the latest demonstration of the Autonomous Mobility Applique System.

NRL pushes research to draw power from the sea

The Naval Research Laboratory has demonstrated several energy concepts that convert seawater and microorganisms into electricity.