Defense IT


Pentagon launches Insider Threat Program

Several years in the making, the program looks to create an integrated process for keeping classified information under wraps.

NGA enlisting help for a classified spectral library effort

The agency is looking to fulfill a small business set aside for a database of the surface reflection measurements for certain materials.

ATK enters competition to replace Russian rocket engine

Solid-rocket booster manufacturer would compete with a United Launch Alliance-Blue Origins team for new Atlas V engine.

US indicts four for hacks of Army, tech company networks

Information stolen in the hacks includes Army helicopter training software, confidential data and source codes.

Navy tracks how solar events can disrupt satellite navigation

Coronal mass ejections can affect WAAS and other electronic systems in wide-ranging ways.

Air Force looks to open up control of airborne sensors

The ISTAC program would allow third parties, not just the pilot, to control advanced targeting pods.

Old school cost-cutting: when reused components work just fine

The Army’s Tactical Mission Command finds that not every part of the Command Post of the Future has to be new.

Lightning strikes: Air Force center doubles its supercomputing power

Lab at Wright Patterson unveils a 1.28 petaflop Cray XC30, one of the world’s fastest distributed memory platforms.