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Army to spend $23 million on landmine-hunting robots

The service awards a contract for the Autonomous Mine Detection System to detect, mark and neutralize buried explosives.

Raising the stakes: NATO says a cyber attack on one is an attack on all

A new policy includes cyber attacks under Article 5 of the NATO charter, which—if invoked—could require member states to respond collectively.

Watch: DARPA’s future armored vehicles concept

The agency is looking to build smaller vehicles that would sense and dodge enemy attacks.

Army looks to harness LTE for battlefield ISR

CERDEC is seeking possible providers of a deployable LTE network that would increase soldiers’ situational awareness.

Air Force restructures to better tie cyber to core missions

New definitions of information dominance and an internal reorganization seek to align cyber capabilities with strategic goals.

Army proposes new classification for cyber warriors

It takes three years to train someone in cyber operations, and the Army, which is doubling its cyber force, wants to keep them around.

Amid shrinking budgets, DISA turns to the commercial cloud

Commercial services would be able to coexist with the agency’s milCloud program, DISA’s vice director says.

Hagel: US is losing its tech edge, needs new R&D strategy

The defense secretary says troops in future conflicts could face disruptive technologies that foil U.S. advantages.