Defense IT

DARPA wants to plumb the depths of an underwater Internet

The agency is looking for technologies to expand high-bandwidth communications and networking below the surface.

How technology has changed intelligence collection

Advancements have enabled signals intelligence to supersede relying on human sources in the field, but progress has come with shortcomings of its own.

Squid-inspired 'invisibility stickers' provide night-vision camo

Researchers make a tape that could render soldiers invisible under infrared light.

Army awards $36M deal for tactical communications support

General Dynamics will produce and repair components of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1 network.

In cyber defense, can Cold War-style deterrence work?

As breaches mount, the military examines whether the threat of response can deter cyberattacks.

Army says intelligence system is getting easier to use

The service plans to reduce complexity and improve training for DCGS-A, which has met with criticism and resistance from users.

Special forces aiming to lock down BlackBerry 10 devices

The command wants an "integrity agent" to ensure devices can operate in a trusted state and resist any kind of tampering.

Army mulls a cyber career field for civilians

The service's cyber commander tells Congress that recruiting and retaining civilian cyber warriors remains "challenging."