VIP Interviews


Army enterprise chief outlines network modernization efforts

Gary Winkler, program executive officer for enterprise information systems at Fort Belvoir, Va., discussed a number of current initiatives, including the Logistics Modernization Program, the Army Enterprise System Integration Program and the recently concluded Network Service Center Operational Validation exercise.

Navy takes aggressive stance on cyber protection

As commander of the Naval Network Warfare Command, Vice Adm. H. Denby Starling leads a 14,000-strong cyber force deployed worldwide to protect Navy information networks.

WIN-T ushers in new dawn for battlefield communications

Army Col. William Hoppe oversees the WIN-T program, which was established to provide high-bandwidth, mobile, two-way satellite communications and ad hoc mesh radio connectivity to battlefield commanders.

Justice touts open source for the Army

Army Maj. Gen. Nickolas Justice presides over a diverse group of Command, Control and Communications-Tactical programs. He talks with Defense Systems about his portfolio and about open-source technology, for which he has been a proponent.

The third collaboration button

Defense Information Systems Agency officials are laying the groundwork to develop a third collaboration platform that will incorporate and advance the most successful features of existing collaboration tools.

DISA's path to enterprise services begins with e-mail

Defense Information Systems Agency officials think the path to ubiquitous network support for warfighters is in cloud computing.

Growing need for spectrum brings new challenges

New tools only partly address sweeping spectrum demand.

Lt. Gen. William Shelton

Interview: Lt. Gen. William Shelton

The Air Force’s CIO and warfighting integration chief discusses the essential role of space in combat operations.

Robert Carey

Interview: Robert Carey

Navy CIO charts course for NGEN, CANES.

Interview: John Grimes

The assistant secretary of Defense for networks and information integration and Defense Department chief information officer talks about the transition to a new administration and what's left to do on his watch.