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DARPA taps Boeing to build satellite-launching aircraft

The ALASA program seeks to cut the costs of launching small satellites into space with a reusable launch vehicle.

Pentagon plans to seed ocean floor with payloads waiting to be activated

Upward Falling Payloads would be remotely launched to disrupt and monitor enemy ships.

Google opts out of Robotics Challenge funding; DARPA expands the field

Team SCHAFT, which topped the trials in December, moves to the self-funded track, freeing up money for more teams in the finals.

Navy’s high-flying Triton drone completes initial flight tests

The unmanned aircraft will add over 2.7 million square miles of ISR coverage.

Air Force completes rollout of medical messaging system

MiCare gives airmen and their families a secure online portal for many medical services.

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Rob Carey leaving DOD after 31 years

Carey, DOD principal deputy CIO and a former Navy CIO, is headed to the private sector.

Army network of the future: Fast, flexible and end-to-end

CIO says the service aims to increase bandwidth and IT capacity “a thousand times.”

Navy’s robot will interact with sailors, fight fires aboard ship

NRL and researchers from Virginia Tech and Penn recently demonstrated a humanoid robot, SAFFiR, that can work side-by-side with firefighters.