Defense IT

Army cyber chief outlines key challenges, goals

Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, commander of the Army Cyber Command, outlined several aspects and concerns pertaining to the future of cyber operations in a recent podcast.

Corrosion-fighting rubber could extend life of Marines’ amphibious vehicles

The Navy Research Lab says polyureas rubber also protects against ballistics.

DOD's major IT projects fail to set baselines, GAO says

More than half of 20 major projects reviewed fell short of the two-year target, leading to hundreds of millions of dollars spent with little oversight or accountability, the report says.

Handheld imaging tool makes light work of aircraft inspections

AFRL's HIT improves the quality of images while taking equipment weight from 1,200 pounds to 18 pounds.

AFRL's sweat-sensor app breaks new ground in bio-monitoring

The lab, working with the University of Cincinnati, develops a patch that can deliver key medical information in near-real time to a smartphone.

DARPA moves ahead on long-range 100 Gbps wireless links

The agency's program is looking to develop links about 500 times faster than the military's current wireless connections.

How virtual reality helps treat soldiers with PTSD

Immersive, 360-degree simulations are being used in the therapy to help soldiers relive their experiences.

Air Force continues to track debris from exploded satellite

Weeks after confirming the explosion, the Air Force monitors the resulting space junk in polar orbit.