Navy extends UAV range with first in-flight refueling

The X-47B becomes the first drone to refuel in flight, while the Triton tests out a more powerful new search radar.

DISA awards $469M deal for global content delivery

Hewlett-Packard will provide content delivery service and work to upgrade the system to meet future demands.

Chris LaPoint SolarWinds

Why continuous monitoring and JIE make a perfect match

DOD's network merger means a more secure and efficient environment, but it also means monitoring a lot more traffic.

Undersea GPS could guide submerged drones in the deep

A DARPA program wants to seed the ocean with the acoustic equivalent of GPS satellites, so underwater vehicles don’t have to surface to get an exact fix.

TI targets sensors with system-on-chip

Texas Instruments claims its SoC reduces size, cuts power consumption and outperforms FPGA's programmable chip technology

DOD recruits Silicon Valley for cyber, innovation efforts

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says success depends on a cooperative, integrated effort.

Navy awards $89M contract for submarine communications

Raytheon will deliver 25 of the high data rate systems for Navy and U.K. subs.

Lab is making Star Trek's transparent armor a reality

It's not precisely transparent aluminum, but NRL's ceramic spinel has the same properties and is a potential game-changer for military and commercial uses.