Defense IT


Growler

Navy integrates new F-18 infrared sensor

Navy moves ahead with upgrades to fighter jet infrared sensor Summary: Boeing will develop the Super Hornet’s Block II infrared sensor, capable of operating in radar-denied environments

satellite

Air Force launches new space war effort

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has established a new deputy chief of staff for space operations to sharpen the focus on being prepared for enemy attacks in space.

SM-6

New drone laser weapon could stop enemy missiles in boost phase

Proposals are being sought for a new high-altitude drone able to field a high energy laser for missile defense.

high performance computing

IBM and Nutanix offer hyperconverged computing, IT systems

The agreement is designed to improve processing of big-data analytics and expedite movement to the cloud.

Laser

Navy virtual reality technology will help upgrade ships and train sailors

A Navy research team has been given the Navy Innovation Award for using LIDAR technology and virtual reality software to model ships.

DARPA

DARPA targets big data with graph processor effort

Chipmaker Intel Corp. and four others will develop a graph analytics processor to help find relationships in big data.

F-15

Air Force F-15 gets new super high-speed computer

The Advanced Display Core Processor computes 87 billion instructions per second.

high performance computing

milCloud 2.0 upgraded with commercial cloud infrastructure

Almost half a billion dollars allotted for commercial cloud infrastructure within DISA milCloud.

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