Defense IT


Air Force to offer $15K-a-year bonuses for drone pilots

The proposed changes also include stepping up training of new pilots.

Report: DOD IT spending headed for a slight increase

The uptick will reverse a three-year trend of shrinking budgets and could hold through 2019, market research firm IDC Government Insights says.

Latest GPS IIF satellite makes it into orbit

While delays hold back development of the next-generation GPS III, the Air Force is keeping the current constellation up to date.

Transcom nominee takes aim at cyber threat

At his Senate confirmation hearing, Air Force Gen. Darren McDew stressed the importance of information sharing with the private sector, which handles 90 percent of Transcom’s activity.

DOD trying behavioral analytics as a way to thwart insider threats

The defense and intelligence communities want to get inside the heads of those who would leak sensitive documents.

Will OPM hack affect DOD's use of fingerprints for authentication?

The theft of 1.1 million fingerprints raises a host of questions.

Army connects VSATs to speed up battlefield logistics support

The commonly used small satellite terminals can provide real-time IP links to the Global Combat Support Systems-Army.

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The Intelligence Community wins with DI2E plugfests

Agencies can take advantage of existing commercial technologies from vendors often working in tandem, Thermopylae's AJ Clark writes.