Defense IT


Air Force mulls secretive sensor research center

The SIRCUS program would investigate how to measure sensor exploitation performance and sensor development, and require up to Secret-level clearances for contractors.

Top 20 defense contractors, 2014

Defense companies dominate Washington Technology’s Top 100 list of federal contractors.

US arrests Chinese aerospace exec in hacking conspiracy

Su Bin, owner of Chinese aviation company Lode-Tech, collaborated with hackers to steal information about military aircraft, the Justice Department says.

Army moving enterprise apps to core data centers

The migration also involves removing unused and redundant applications.

3D bioprinting: Repairing burns, other traumatic injuries with new cells

Army researchers, part of a consortium of universities, hospitals and others, work on printing healthy cells onto serious wounds.

Chinese hackers hit federal employee database

OPM, which manages security clearance investigations for federal workers and the military, was attacked in March.

DOD’s biometric terrorist ID upgrade ready for another close-up

Version 1.2 of ABIS, which proved lacking in tests last year, passes one round of tests and moves on to the next stage.

ARL finds new ways to measure the fog of war

To build a better smoke grenade, the Army’s EETRANS can measure how obscurants transmit visual, infrared waves.