Defense IT


Army working to put cyber warriors on the front lines

A pilot program embeds cyber teams into a brigade's companies, conducting defensive and offensive operations while on the move.

Navy adds to digital imaging deal for submarines

A contract modification with Lockheed continues a program to give periscopes a sharable video capacity.

Soldiers take part in Cyber Quest 2016 at Fort Gordon.

EW ideas get real at Army's Cyber Quest

The latest exercise focused on integrating cyber and electromagnetic tools and techniques to improve a commander's situational awareness.

China raises the cyber stakes with quantum satellite

The properties of quantum entanglement could deliver the first hack-proof communications.

DARPA moves ahead with plan to put anti-missile lasers on drones

The agency adds to a contract with Northrop to develop a small system that can be mounted on manned and unmanned aircraft.

MDA awards $99M deal to continue space-based sensor work

Utah State's Space Dynamics Lab, which has worked with MDA on other projects, will develop new state-of-the-art systems for missile defense.

Army adding top-secret layer to expeditionary command posts

The DCGS-A Intelligence Processing Center will add another secure network to forward-deployed communications.

Air Force to improve Military Code GPS receivers

A $52.6 million contract with Raytheon calls for modernizing the Miniature Airborne GPS receiver 2000 as the service shifts to stronger, jam-resistant signals.

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