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Lockheed wins C4ISR security contract for Coast Guard cutter

The company was recently awarded a $72 million contract to provide a C4ISR system for the Coast Guard’s eighth National Security Cutter.

General Dynamics upgrades computer system for Marines' fighter jet

The company has just delivered the third software release for the mission system computer in the AV-8B Harrier II attack aircraft.

Verigames lets gamers carry some of the load of software security

DARPA launches a new round on online games after the first set proved helpful in spotting software flaws.

Airman's 'Frankenphone' connects ground forces, drone pilots

An Air Force sensor operator uses scrap parts to develop a low-budget solution to streamline communication between drone pilots and forward operators calling in air strikes.

Air Force certifies SpaceX for satellite launches

Upstart will compete with incumbent United Launch Alliance on GPS III launches.

Future of unmanned capabilities: MALE vs HALE

While the U.S. has had a lot of success with medium-altitude unmanned aircraft against non-state actors, more technologically formidable militaries such as China's could be a problem.

Special Forces: Why use a Cadillac when a Ford will do?

Budgetary pressures and the wide variety of threats prompt SOCOM to prioritize its ISR resources to reflect each threat.

High-power laser weapon advances to field testing

The HELLADS project, funded by DARPA and the Air Force Research Lab, is shooting for a small, lightweight laser capable of 150 kilowatts of output.