Air Force gives 20 companies a spot on $7.9B NetCents 2 contract

The businesses will compete for work in network operations and infrastructure solutions.

Nanosatellites could provide future battlefield communications

The Space and Missile Defense Command is testing small satellites that could deliver over-the-horizon voice, data and imagery.

Intell director: Drones 'essential' to Navy's future

Vice Adm. Ted Branch said the service is working hard to "move the ball" in the direction of unmanned systems.

Army gets closer on Cyber Battle Lab

The converted Network Battle Lab will focus on supporting all aspects of cyber electromagnetic activities.

DOD report cites China's focus on cyber as a weapon of wartime

The annual report to Congress also focuses a growing emphasis on electronic warfare, space and unmanned vehicles.

Air Force to certify SpaceX for launches by June

The Space and Missile Command has amended a research agreement streamlining EELV certification.

Computer translations help doctors overcome Afghan language barrier

ARL used statistical machine translation to collect more than 6,000 medical phrases in English and Dari, which eases the burden of relying on a limited number of human translators.

What stands in the way of DOD-Silicon Valley partnership?

Defense Secretary Ash Carter recently announced initiatives to bring Silicon Valley and the Pentagon closer together, but significant challenges slow them down.