Defense IT


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.

Air Force awards $40 million for electromagnetic research

River Research Institute, a non-profit organization, will conduct basic, applied and advanced research to improve C4ISR capabilities.

GAO: Data center savings underreported by billions

Despite meeting savings goals from consolidation, DOD and other agencies have had trouble in measuring and reporting the full amount saved.

Machine would see inside where X-rays cannot

Military researchers want to combine X-ray and neutron radiography in a device small enough for field use.

Defense Department unveils newest acquisition initiative

Better Buying Power 3.0 calls for renewed focus on innovation and dominant capabilities.