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Future soldiers could be part of the Internet of Things

The recent Mad Scientist Conference addressed the idea of embedding sensors into humans to help produce "sentient" data.

Air Force, NASA test jet with 'morphing' wings

The technology promises to make aviation more fuel-efficient, environmentally friendly and quieter.

Antisatellite race heats up with China, Russia

The Air Force is exploring new antisatellite technologies -- but keeping quiet about which ones -- in response to Chinese tests and Russia's hard line.

Army awards $3.9 billion deal for Rifleman radios

Thales and Harris will compete for order of up to 193,276 of the software-defined radios, designed to take tactical communications to dismounted soldiers.

New software speeds up Marines' online ordering, even when not online

Three new applications in the Corps' logistics support system lets even Marines without Internet connectivity handle of the hard part of online transactions.

DOD's cyber evolution, four years later

The department's recently released cyber strategy shows how much the landscape has changed since 2011.

Self-guiding bullet can now hit a moving target

In recent tests for DARPA's EXACTO program, even a novice shooter hit a target on the go from long-distance.

U.S.-Japan pact bolsters ties in cyber, space and ISR

The agreement announced this week calls for greater information sharing and mutual defense.