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Army's cloud strategy outlines long-range goals, security precautions

The Army expects to reap benefits in cost and technical support, while increasing interoperability and ensuring cybersecurity.

DISA soliciting bids for $4B global network project

The Global Network Services contract aims to create a single, high-speed network encompassing all wired and wireless communications.

Marines, DARPA show what real-time air support looks like

The prototype Persistent Close Air Support System dramatically cuts the time from identifying a target to delivering a strike.

Air Force begins construction of Space Fence tracking system

The system, being built by Lockheed Martin, will greatly increase the amount of orbital debris the service can keep tabs on.

Tamara Schwartz AF Lt. Col. (Rtd.) SAS consultant

What analytics and aerial combat have in common: the OODA loop

To make use of big data, defense agencies should take a cue from military strategist John Boyd’s advice to fighter pilots, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Tamara Schwartz writes.

Air Force plans major program to defend against avionics hacks

The service’s $49.7 million AVAMP program looks to protect aircraft and avionics systems from physical, remote and supply chain attacks.

Air Force putting data analytics into a smart targeting platform

A data analytics specialist is working to develop a targeting system to automate what is now a manual process.

17 companies win spots on $5.8B NetCents 2 contract

The vendors will compete for work in support of network operations and infrastructure for the Air Force and other military services.