Defense IT


Air Force pushes faster, more agile IT acquisition

Air Force leaders say agile acquisition must implement open mission system architecture, rapid development testing, and have a constant money source to overcome rapidly changing threats and operational demands.


DIUx accelerates AI development for predictive maintenance on F-16s

Emerging machine-learning technology is being rapidly installed on Air Force F-16s and E-3 Sentry to accelerate predictive maintenance.


Navy upgrades command and control tech for E2-D Hawkeye surveillance plane

An upgraded amplifier for the E2-D Hawkeye will improve the transmission of ISR targeting and tracking data.


Army Chief of Staff says cyber warriors need to adapt to new threat environment

Gen. Milley said increased training and tactical adaptability would be necessary for soldiers to confront near-peer threats.

Air Force

Automation will streamline Air Force data processing, command control

The Air Force is looking to industry and the newest generation of airmen for ways to automate and streamline multi domain operations.

Air Force

DISA and the Army use commercial cloud to enable SIPRNet smartphone networking

Cloud migration is helping with JRSS implementation and additional security on combat-relevant handheld devices.


DARPA is looking for advanced war gaming

A DARPA RFI seeks new options for high-level strategic war games.

Aegis Radar Destroyer

Navy searches for next-gen X-band radar for surface warships.

The Navy is entering tech development for a new lightweight, phased array radar.

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