Defense IT


In mapping future tech, DARPA cites drone, ISR success stories

In its biannual report envisioning future military systems, the agency also lauds one-time new technologies for their effectiveness.

Watch: How an airborne 'system of systems' attack would work

A DARPA video shows how the SoS concept could be applied to air operations involving manned and unmanned aircraft.

Army drafts specs for next round of commercial hardware buys

The Contracting Command and the CHESS office prepare for the next Army Desktop and Mobile Computing contract.

Navy invites wargamers to help put its big data in play

The service will stage a massive multiplayer game to help solve the riddle of going from "need to know" to "need to share" without putting sensitive information at risk.

SPAWAR enlists startups to commercialize Navy technologies

The San Diego-based center is working with Arizona State's Furnace program on the military’s latest tech transfer initiative.

DOD, Commerce form partnership on spectrum sharing

Defense, NIST and NTIA set up a joint effort to test and evaluate spectrum-sharing techniques.

ISIS proves savvy in social media, cyber-domain

A new Brookings Institution report outlines the terrorist group’s reach and tactics on Twitter and elsewhere online.

Air Force orders $91.6M worth of EW jammers from Raytheon

Contract modification calls for 250 more MALD-J missiles, which can fool enemy radars by impersonating friendly aircraft.