Defense IT


Air Force's secretive unmanned shuttle to use NASA's hangars

The X-37B unmanned mini-shuttle, which just returned after 22 months in space, will use former shuttle processing bays.

These Marines will take Android smartphones into the field

An app for civil assistance missions will streamline data collection and sharing, while replacing manual, paper-based processes.

Air Force’s infrared satellite system gets to the next step

Lockheed and Northrop deliver the payload for the fourth GEO satellite in the Space Based Infrared System.

Welcome aboard: Navy shipyard crews going paperless

Accenture wins a $16.3 million contract to develop a tablet-based mobile system for maintenance operations.

DISA's milCloud now offering classified services

The agency has configured its cloud computing service for the Secret IP Router Network.

ARL project: Better mileage, more power through supercomputing

Researchers working under an award from DOD's Frontier Project will tap a billion hours of supercomputing time to study—and improve—engine performance.

Air Force fires back at IG over Reaper buys

The service says that the DOD Inspector General's report on purchases of the unmanned aircraft used out-of-date information.

Sign of the times: cyber's bigger role in Air Force's Red Flag

Cyber specialists test their capabilities during the service’s principal air-to-air combat training exercise.