Defense IT


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."

Reusable rocket race heats up with Vulcan

ULA rolls out a new U.S. rocket with reusable components, while SpaceX again narrowly fails to recover a spent launcher.

An unexpected source of mobile security: Ada

The longstanding DOD programming language goes from mainframes to mobile devices.