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ARL finds new ways to measure the fog of war

To build a better smoke grenade, the Army’s EETRANS can measure how obscurants transmit visual, infrared waves.

DOD’s biometric terrorist ID upgrade ready for another close-up

Version 1.2 of ABIS, which proved lacking in tests last year, passes one round of tests and moves on to the next stage.

Air Force seeks new ICBM technologies

The service calls for studies to explore new command and control systems, and advanced missile hardware and parts.

Self-repairing jets and laser guns: A vision of future military tech

BAE Systems says the military could have transformer-style jets, directed energy systems and 3D printers on-board aircraft by 2040.

12 battlefield tools of the future Marine

The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory this week is testing a variety of new technologies and gear at its Advanced Warfighting Experiment. Here’s a rundown on a dozen of them.

Air Force general named Cyber Command deputy chief

Hagel announces the nomination of Maj. Gen. James K. “Kevin” McLaughlin, currently in charge of Air Forces Cyber.

Autonomous vessel for tracking silent subs is under construction

Expected to be launched in 2015, DARPA’s unmanned ACTUV would track diesel submarines for months at a time.

Oracle protest delays DISA’s cloud storage contract award

The company submits a pre-award challenge to the 427 million Enterprise Storage Services II contract.