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US Cyber Command

Cyber warriors: The next generation

The cyber commands are planning to add thousands of new personnel. Where will they come from? And how will the services train them?

Army CREW Duke anti IED

US mulls sharing anti-IED tech with Russia for Sochi Olympics

Jamming technology used in Iraq and Afghanistan could disrupt radio and cell signals used to set off bombs — if they can work with Russian networks.

Army virtual reality

Army to expand use of virtual tools, augmented reality for training

Technologies would help soldier and small units prepare for major field exercises.

Navy eCASS aircraft test

Lockheed begins production of Navy’s automated aircraft test system

The $103 million contract calls for replacing aircraft test equipment with the next-generation eCASS.

Air Force SBSS

Orbiting surveillance system protects satellites from space junk

The Air Force’s Boeing Space-Based Space Surveillance satellite detects threats more quickly than ground systems, decreasing risk of damage by two-thirds.

DOD’s mobility plan a boon for BlackBerry

DISA says the plan, which will begin deployment Jan. 31, will support 80,000 BlackBerrys, about 98 percent of its new network.

BAE to lead improvements for DARPA intelligence system

The Insight program will utilize forecasting algorithms and behavioral learning to determine threats.

GATR inflatable sat antenna

Army strikes deal for inflatable SATCOM antennas

The five-year, $400 million contract gives the Army, Marines and other commands access to the easily deployed devices.