DISA mulls on-premises models for cloud providers

Under these scenarios, vendors would either set up shop inside a DOD data center or operate from a modular container on the premises.

Greg Gardner NetApp

4 strategies for dealing with the coming data tsunami

Done well, big data analytics uncovers valuable nuggets of intelligence hidden inside mountains of structured, unstructured, real-time and legacy data assets, NetApp’s Greg Gardner writes.

Air Force ups the ante on sense-and-avoid UAV technology

A $23.5 million contract awarded to DRA will fund improvements to a collision avoidance system that takes advantage of an unmanned aircraft’s existing sensors.

ONR stages international competition for autonomous boats

The Maritime RobotX Challenge pits 15 teams from five Pacific Rim countries against each other in a test of autonomous architectures.

Air Force awards deal for next-gen 3D radar

Raytheon wins a $19.5 million contract to get started on the first three of what could be 35 systems, which will form the backbone of ground-based air defense.

Report details sequestration's impact on DOD contractor spending

Spending with defense vendors fell by 16 percent in 2013, according to a study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Pilot sites mark progress on Net Zero energy projects

Nine pilot installations are seeing results from efforts to use energy more efficiently and generate more from renewable sources.

Army, startup put their chips on data fusion capability

GIS Federal's patented database technology is leveraging graphics chips to fuse the big data coming from sensors.