Defense IT


DARPA-funded soft robotics program is a Big Hero

An inflatable robotic arm developed at Carnegie Mellon under DARPA’s M3 program served as the inspiration for Baymax in the hit movie.

Flight tests begin on system to speed up air strikes

DARPA's Persistent Close Air Support system links ground and air crews, allowing them to jointly select precision-guided weapons.

Army takes the next step on Force 2025 tactical system

Teams at Fort Bliss complete the latest tests of WIN-T Increment 2, bringing real-time battlefield intelligence to the company level.

Air Force getting a grip on its cyber weapons

At Hanscom AFB, the service is centralizing control of the six cyber capabilities classified last year as weapons systems.

DARPA wants to turn large planes into aircraft carriers for UAS

The agency is looking for ideas on how to adapt aircraft such as a C-130 or B-52 to enable small unmanned aircraft to go on long-range missions.

A.J. Clark

What Defense agencies can do with 'big geospatial data'

All that data collected every day can be overwhelming, but there are ways to make efficient use of it, Thermopylae’s A.J. Clack writes.

Can derived credentials replace CACs? What you need to know

The need for them is real, but there are still a few details to be worked out, say Intel Corp.'s Kevin Fiftal and Steve Taylor.

Boeing claims new anti-jam capability

A new tactical waveform demonstrated by the satellite maker could be used in existing terminals and satellites.