Defense IT

Army aims to make mobile tactical network iPhone-easy (almost)

Recent improvements to WIN-T Increment 2 include faster startup, a friendlier interface and improved troubleshooting.

Spectrum Challenge: Can software-defined radios defeat jamming?

Eighteen teams will both duel and work together in DARPA’s effort to find radio protocols that can function in contested electromagnetic environments.

DISA delivers new version of Enterprise Portal Service to SIPRNet

DEPS 2.0 gives users customizable choice for collaboration, and plenty of storage.

With R&D budgets, high risk has its rewards

Funding boost for DARPA’s research and development show DOD’s willingness to “invest in a few big bets.”

GPS III program faces cuts, more delays in 2015 budget

Long-lasting legacy GPS systems allow leeway for slower development.

Air Force needs support strategy for its six cyber weapons

Requirements include continuous service and other support for the AFNet Cyber Weapons Systems.

Navy awards $13M contract for DCGS-Marine Corps support

SAIC will provide program management, production engineering and other services.

Abandoned by Army, world’s longest aircraft turns up in UK

The hybrid air vehicle could provide up to three weeks of continuous ISR capabilities.