Defense IT


As forces draw down, Army has a GRRIP on network access

The small, portable kit can be set up in less than five minutes and provides a secure satellite connection from anywhere in the world.

Marines get a YouTube channel for training

The Corps’ Systems Command launches a channel dedicated to training videos and other information about their increasingly complex gear.

BlackBerry 10 passes DISA’s 'full operational' tests

The smartphone becomes the first to receive FOC certification.

New biotech office to integrate biology into national defense

DARPA plans to combine biology, engineering, and computer science for new innovations.

Army HR command sets up cyber branch

The Cyber Electromagnetic Branch is intended to help cultivate talent for the service’s expanding cyber operations.

Pentagon wants teamwork out of drones

DARPA’s program could let unmanned aircraft work around the contested airspace and spectrum likely in future conflicts.

Air Force's unmanned 'shuttle' breaks orbital endurance record

The X-37B spacecraft’s secret mission could involve testing new space surveillance technology.

Biggest source of DOD’s cyber threats: inept co-workers

External hacking is a big concern, but internal threats also loom large, a SolarWinds survey finds.