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DOD projects didn’t go unscathed on April Fools' Day

If you squinted hard, you might have believed the F-35 was dead, or that DARPA is about to mass-produce "unobtainium."

In the cyber domain, US ready to take offense

The administration’s top cyber officials outline various policies for actively combatting cyberattacks and discuss the future of government operations.

Fort Knox locks down energy independence

The post could be the Army’s first with the ability to run entirely on its own power.

Air Force launches new task force to focus on cyber threats

The Task Force Cyber Secure is seen as essential to establishing a culture change with regard to cyber defense.

Air Force awards $84M deal for electronic warfare simulations

The VIEWS II program will focus on testing the sensors and architectures that fuse data from multiple sources, including the F-22 and F-35.

Air Force adds another 10 companies to NetCents 2

The awards, which follow four successful protests last year, double the number of companies on the applications services contract.

Northrop splits ISR division to expand space business

The company also is building a $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test facility to focus on expanded payload production.

In mapping future tech, DARPA cites drone, ISR success stories

In its biannual report envisioning future military systems, the agency also lauds one-time new technologies for their effectiveness.