Defense IT

DISA's $1.6B deal with VMWare on hold after protests

Other companies say the agreement with the virtualization provider creates a competitive disadvantage.

Navy looks to add sensor/targeting array to Special Ops planes

The service wants a multifaceted electro-optical system for C-130J transport aircraft.

You can talk to a computer, but DARPA wants a real conversation

Program aims to remove the communications barrier so humans and computers can work collaboratively.

JIE: How DOD is building a bigger network that's also a smaller target

The Joint Regional Security Stacks add speed to the interservice network while reducing its cyber attack surface.

New center to focus exclusively on cyber threats

The newly announced Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will focus on identifying cyber threats and sharing information among intelligence agencies.

ARL preparing for the multi-domain battlefield of the future

The lab's S&T strategy makes plans for a complex physical/virtual battlespace where cyber fire could be as common as kinetic fire.

ARL outlines its plans for HPC and data analytics

The lab released its S&T strategy for the next five years, which includes development in tactical high performance computing and large scale data analytics.

Navy again tops patent power rankings

IEEE's latest list places the service first among government agencies around the world.