Navy advancing carrier-based drone program

NAVAIR issues a draft RFP to the four companies already working on designs for the UCLASS system, which the Navy expects to be operational by 2020.

Marine Corps helicopters to get next-gen mission computer

Northrop Grumman’s open-architecture FlightPro will have advanced multi-core processors, graphics and video capabilities.

Self-healing paint could save Navy billions

Polyfibroblast, developed by Johns Hopkins and ONR, lets vehicle surfaces heal the way skin does and prevents corrosion to the metal underneath.

Small drones to get more autonomous capabilities

Lockheed Martin demonstrates ground control software and flight control systems for small UAVs.

Critical military satellite systems are vulnerable to hacking

Military operations, navigation systems and flight safety controls could be at risk, according to analysis by IOActive.

DOD moves forward with department-wide e-health records project

The project’s program office wants to know the baseline infrastructure requirements for supporting a modernized system.

The biggest cyber threats: spies, criminals or co-workers?

Verizon's 2014 report finds malicious threats are on the rise, but so are common mistakes.

Drop-in autonomous system would reduce flight crews

DARPA is developing a removable kit that would increase flight automation, allowing pilots to focus on mission-level supervision.