Feel the force: Army tests tactile comm for the battlefield

The Army Research Lab’s haptic system helps soldiers navigate, communicate and identify targets at night without having to look at a screen.

Tiny robots could conduct surveillance, search houses for soldiers

ARL partners with academia and industry to develop technologies for autonomous, insect-sized systems.

Cyber charges against China could raise the stakes for US commands

The first-of-a-kind cyber espionage charges against five Chinese military officials will sharpen the focus on the cyber domain.

DOD, DHS collaborate to improve anti-IED measures

Departments leverage each other’s apps and systems, adapting them for their own use.

Army builds an immersive simulator for armored vehicles – and builds it fast

The TRICT, developed by Army engineers in 18 months, provides a realistic exterior and interior environment for training on MRAPs.

Android device can detect types and levels of radiation

The pocket-sized GammaSight radionuclide identifier links with mobile devices for analysis, data management.

DISA approves Android/Samsung Knox platform for enterprise use

Increment 2.0 of the DOD Mobility Capability lets the devices connect to unclassified Defense Department networks.

Navy IT chief Halvorsen named acting DOD CIO

The appointment comes two weeks after Teri Takai’s resignation.