Defense IT

7 breakthrough technologies from 2014

These DOD technologies and projects started making the transition this year from research to reality.

Army forms teams of experts to support DCGS-A training

Tactical engagement teams will school leaders and soldiers on employing the intelligence system as a weapons system.

Army set to launch aerostat for East Coast missile defense

The blimp-like, radar-equipped vehicle will be tested for integration into NORAD’s air defense systems.

Chris LaPoint SolarWinds

With a Sherlockian approach, detecting network threats can be elementary

Holistic network monitoring can help you keep track of all the threads in the ongoing mysteries of cyberspace, SolarWinds’ Chris LaPoint writes.

Machine learning can help sift open source intelligence

As the amount of unstructured open source data grows, vendors are pitching new approaches to make sense of it all.

ONR app can cut mission route planning from weeks to hours

ONR’s Mission Planning Application, originally developed for submarines, is being adapted for surface vessels.

Navy awards $32.6M deal for shipboard info-sharing system

Data Link Solutions will build up to 12 of the latest Multi-Functional Information Distribution System on Ship units.

Marines take cyber warfare to the front lines

During Bold Alligator, Marines use ONR’s Tactical Cyber Range, which includes augmented reality glasses, to carry out cyber and electronic warfare in the field.