ARL project: Better mileage, more power through supercomputing

Researchers working under an award from DOD's Frontier Project will tap a billion hours of supercomputing time to study—and improve—engine performance.

Coast Guard to evaluate deploying drones along the coast

The agency plans flight tests to see how SAUS would fare assisting maritime first responders and other operations.

Navy puts autonomous 'swarmboats' into action

In a breakthrough demonstration, 13 boats operating autonomously or by remote worked together to escort a high-value vessel and surround a mock enemy.

Air Force fires back at IG over Reaper buys

The service says that the DOD Inspector General's report on purchases of the unmanned aircraft used out-of-date information.

Sign of the times: cyber's bigger role in Air Force's Red Flag

Cyber specialists test their capabilities during the service’s principal air-to-air combat training exercise.

New technology looks deep to identify counterfeit microchips

The Advanced Scanning Optical Microscope works at the nanometer level to help ensure the reliability of integrated circuits.

Pentagon launches Insider Threat Program

Several years in the making, the program looks to create an integrated process for keeping classified information under wraps.

NGA enlisting help for a classified spectral library effort

The agency is looking to fulfill a small business set aside for a database of the surface reflection measurements for certain materials.