7 breakthrough technologies from 2014

These DOD technologies and projects started making the transition this year from research to reality.

Army forms teams of experts to support DCGS-A training

Tactical engagement teams will school leaders and soldiers on employing the intelligence system as a weapons system.

Army installs first sense-and-avoid radar for drones

Fort Hood hosts the ground-based system, a step toward greater use of UAS in domestic airspace.

Army's robotic insect research takes wing

An ARL micro-robotics team creates functional fly-like wings and millipede-like legs while working to develop the ultimate "fly on the wall."

Army set to launch aerostat for East Coast missile defense

The blimp-like, radar-equipped vehicle will be tested for integration into NORAD’s air defense systems.

Chris LaPoint SolarWinds

With a Sherlockian approach, detecting network threats can be elementary

Holistic network monitoring can help you keep track of all the threads in the ongoing mysteries of cyberspace, SolarWinds’ Chris LaPoint writes.

Machine learning can help sift open source intelligence

As the amount of unstructured open source data grows, vendors are pitching new approaches to make sense of it all.

ONR app can cut mission route planning from weeks to hours

ONR’s Mission Planning Application, originally developed for submarines, is being adapted for surface vessels.