Defense IT


Navy seeking players to go up against its SIGINT team

The service is looking for specialized personnel to assist and train special operators in signals intelligence for a real-life training scenario.

New search engine making strides in exploring the Deep, Dark Web

DARPA's Memex project, launched only a year ago, is being used in human trafficking investigations.

Chris LaPoint SolarWinds

Preventing a minor, insider accident from becoming a security catastrophe

Accidental cyber attacks caused by well-meaning insiders can be the most damaging, so agencies should not overlook these effective steps at prevention, Chris LaPoint writes.

Researchers add more core technologies to Squad X program

DARPA has announced plans to explore additional interest areas as part of a program to take tactical communications to the squad level.

DOD puts emphasis on Navigation Warfare, accurate GPS signals

A new instruction directs all military branches and components to incorporate Navwar and ensure that Positioning, Navigation, and Timing tools are reliable.

Army bringing Strykers into its tactical battlefield network

Service adds another unit to the satellite-based WIN-T, which reduces reliance on fixed for line-of-sight communications.

Lighter, mesh antennas can help cut satellite costs

Harris and Vanguard are developing a lightweight, high-density mesh for satellite antenna reflectors that unfurl in space.

Navy’s S&T strategy: Lean on technology

The Navy sets forth its science and technology plans for the near- and long-term.