Defense IT


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The service says that the DOD Inspector General's report on purchases of the unmanned aircraft used out-of-date information.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

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.

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.

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.

Navy tracks how solar events can disrupt satellite navigation

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