The three-year agreement allows Army, Air Force and DISA to standardize tools.
The deployment will test the viability of directed-energy weapons, which have limitations, but are a lot cheaper than missiles.
Budget pressures, bandwidth demand and technical innovations in the private sector should lead the military to commercial options.
The potential for spoofing and jamming is prompting a look at old and new technologies.
Integrated armor system will provide special operators ballistic and fire protection.
Rear Adm. Jan Tighe, currently deputy director, would replace Vice. Adm. Michael Rogers.
The drive-by attack, dubbed Operation SnowMan by security company FireEye, has infected VFW.org and exploits a flaw in Internet Explorer.
The XC30 supercomputers, along with Sonexion storage systems, will go to the Air Force and Navy.