Defense IT


Biometrics for access control is knocking on the door

After a 90-day Army pilot program, provost marshal general concludes: “This is the future.”

Navy sending black-box locator to aid in search for MH 370

The Pacific Command is sending the highly sensitive Towed Pinger Locator 25 system to the Indian Ocean.

Pentagon to reconsider medals for UAV pilots and cyber warriors

Hagel orders a review of military decorations and awards program.

The future of satellites: What are the options?

From reusable launch vehicles to high-throughput satellites and hosted payloads, DOD looks to meet rising demand while cutting costs.

Next phase of Mobile Hotspot program takes wing

DARPA hires L-3 to develop radio and router pods that can be mounted on a Shadow UAV, creating an airborne hotspot.

Air Force wants to toughen up aerial layer communications

The service is looking to spend nearly $10 million to upgrade current systems to operate in degraded, contested or outnumbered situations.

DIA issues call for bids on $6 billion E-SITE contract

The contract will provide worldwide IT services and support for the defense intelligence community and its partners.

Air Force gives flight to advanced targeting pod

Sniper ATE-SE now provides additional networking capabilities for ground forces.