What drives Army acquisition? Threat assessment and S&T

Assistant Secretary of Army, Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Heidi Shyu outlined Army acquisition strategies and priorities at an address at the Atlantic Council.

Marines using virtual reality to lighten real-world load

The Office of Naval Research ETOWL, a 3D computer simulation program, lets users load up an avatar to study the stress points on warfighters.

Army gets OK for next stage of tactical network

Increment 2 of the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical, being built by General Dynamics, will go into full-rate production.

Syrian Electronic Army claims hack of Army, Stracom websites

The sites were forced offline after being defaced by a group demanding an end to U.S. training of rebel fighters in Syria.

Army tests satellite-independent battlefield radio

The service has developed a method for improved communications without the need for satellites by using vehicle-mounted, high-bandwidth networking radios.

South Korean team wins DARPA Robotics Challenge

Team KAIST's DRC-Hubo hit the ground running while some other robots just hit the ground.

Study: DOD needs to field laser weapons ASAP

The Center for a New American Security also recommends that military labs abandon their piecemeal approach in favor of a merged development program.

NATO gets its first AGS surveillance aircraft

Northrop Grumman and its industry partners deliver the first of five UAS that will be part of a system-of-systems ISR capability.