Defense IT


9/11 Commission: History could repeat in cyber realm

Ten years after their report, the authors warn of complacency in the face of a growing threat from state actors.

MDA wants to upgrade anti-counterfeiting plant DNA process

Applied DNA Sciences uses botanical DNA to provide authentication and protect the DOD supply chain from bogus electronics.

DOD falls short in measuring SBIR effectiveness, GAO says

The program has successfully transitioned technologies, but more data could improve acquisitions processes, according to the report.

Air Force gets a move on dynamic cyber defense

The C2PD program is looking to incorporate Moving Target Defense into an existing command and control framework.

A few ways 3D printing is about to transform the Army

Advancements in additive manufacturing could determine the clothes you wear, the tools you use, the medical treatments you receive, even the food you eat.

Air Force wants human-machine teams for ISR analysis

AFRL’s Human Analyst Augmentation branch is looking for human-centric technologies to improve analysis of sensor data.

ULA resets launch of ‘space neighborhood watch’ satellites

The launch of the Air Force’s first two satellites in the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program is now planned for later today, after a cooling problem caused cancellation of Wednesday’s launch.

'System on a chip' a boost for next-gen RF communications

DARPA researchers demonstrate an all-silicon SoC transmitter that could make RF systems smaller, lighter, cheaper and better.