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Aussie air force kicks in on P-8A spy planes

A $295 million DOD contract includes funding toward four maritime surveillance planes for Australia

New hacking scenario emerges: Wi-Fi signal-sniffing drones

Security analysts are increasingly concerned about camera-carrying drones that could also be used to breach wireless networks.

Army lab to provide software analysis for Joint Strike Fighter

ARMDEC will independently double-check the F-35’s software systems for safety, airworthiness.

Air Force Academy unveils new network security major

Cadets will be able to take new courses in computer forensics and reverse software engineering, as well as political science and strategy.

DARPA mulls system-of-systems to network maritime operations

Distributed systems could act as a force multiplier, allowing naval forces to rapidly adapt to new challenges.

Air Force adds Airbus to hosted payloads contract

The company will compete to host Air Force communications on commercial satellites.

Air Force looks to get proactive on cyber defense

Cyber deception and self-repairing code are among the techniques that AFRL is looking to develop.

Bill Rowan VMWare

For defense IT, virtual is more agile than physical

Data center consolidation, cloud computing and virtualization are driving the move toward a software-defined fighting force.