Defense IT


Navy's nano-satellites could boost tactical communications

SSC-Pacific is developing a small satellite that could transmit data to secure networks and relay a signal halfway around the world.

Army to go solar at Redstone Arsenal

Project will produce up to 18,000 megawatt-hours per year of power at the base.

House approves $584.2 billion Defense spending plan for 2015

The bill, now headed to the Senate, includes a 1 percent pay increase but cuts some benefits.

Researchers demo cyber defenses for drones

The University of Virginia demonstrated techniques designed to harden unmanned systems from cyber attacks.

Intelligence agency has a cold plan for faster, cheaper supercomputing

IARPA launches a program for cryogenic computing that could hit exascale levels while drawing considerably less power than today’s fastest machines.

Can transparent computing stop the worst cyberattacks?

A new DARPA program wants to throw light on the dark alleys in computer systems where Advanced Persistent Threats and other attacks hide.

IG: DOD has dropped the ball on IPv6 transition

Report says the department needs to make a priority of enabling IPv6, which is seen as essential to handling all the new Internet-connected devices coming online.

DISA takes on defense of DOD networks

The agency's new role, part of the plan for an integrated defense, will allow the U.S. Cyber Command "to function at the operational level of war."