Defense IT


Dell releases family of secure, fast wireless firewalls

The SonicWALL TZ series taps the speed of 802.11ac wireless to add deep packet inspection at line speed.

Satellite-launching drone program enters next phase

DARPA awards Boeing $6.6 million to continue developing the reusable, hypersonic Experimental Spaceplane.

Navy, Marines order up more Blackjack UAS

A $78 million contract modification calls for six more of the drones used for ISR and target acquisition on land and at sea.

Air Force wants common tools for pay-as-you-go cloud

The service wants to establish standard processes that could work for all the military services in support of the JIE.

With new night-vision goggles, soldiers don't need a scope to aim

The system wirelessly connects the goggles with a weapon-mounted sight, allowing soldiers to shoot from the hip or around corners without exposing themselves.

IARPA wants an early warning system for cyber attacks

The agency is looking to combine internal and external sensors and monitors to try to identify attacks in their early stages.

National Guard wants to make more domestic use of drones

A recent report outlines the uses unmanned aerial vehicles could serve in domestic airspace, as well as the constraints standing in the way.

How the cyber domain blurs the lines on warfare

Most military leaders and experts agree that stealing information is not an act of war. But what's the cyber equivalent of taking up arms?