Defense IT


Air Force launces ninth GPS IIF satellite as delays continue for GPS III

As funding cuts push back plans for the next generation of satellites, the service says the current constellation can handle the load.

Marine study: Simulations translate to live-fire performance

Researchers quantify the effectiveness of M1A1 simulations on crew performance and measure the cost savings from avoiding live training.

Russia's hybrid warfare tactics gain upper hand in Ukraine

U.S., NATO officials call for better readiness against the tactic, which uses information warfare, cyberattacks, economic strategies and other steps to destabilize a country before the tanks roll in.

Mobile mashup: The military's proliferating mix of smartphones and tablets

DOD is using mobile devices in conventional and unconventional ways, which brings a lot of challenges to go with the convenience.

Analog this: Is an old way the key to solving complex simulations?

DARPA wants a new processor architecture to solve constant-variable equations that CPU supercomputers aren’t built for.

Pentagon launches next phase of spectrum-sharing program

DARPA researchers are looking for ways to more efficiently use radar and communications systems in order to reduce congestion.

DISA awards $74M task order for Acropolis cyber program

Northrop Grumman wins contract to provide cyber and sensor support for DOD's global networks.

DOD report shows decline in the military's spending portfolio

Major programs saw a collective reduction in spending of $9.1 million, or 0.6 percent, over the past year, DOD's SAR reports show. GAO says DOD’s acquisition portfolio is the lowest it's been in 10 years.