Defense IT


Air Force activates five new cyber squadrons

The Air Force's cyber wing announced the activation of five new cyber operations squadrons that will defend Air Force networks

Army rolls out online crypto storefront for tactical communications

The Web-based Key Management Infrastructure replaces a manual system that involved carrying keys to soldiers, even those on the battlefield.

Program would improve 3D imaging by going flat

A new DARPA program would replace the heavy telescopes used in LIDAR systems with lightweight, inexpensive flat optics.

For the military, cyber world, real world are the same thing

DOD officials describe how the network is now a weapon in the cyber domain akin to bullets in the physical domain.

General Dynamics wins $80M Air Force communications contract

The contract, worth up to $80 million, will support air defense missions for North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Forces’ communication systems.

In a Navy first, tablets integrate with mission systems aboard Growlers

EA-18G Growlers successfully demonstrated advanced, long-range targeting capabilities and integrated tablets with onboard systems.

MUOS satellite network could go online by spring

Lockheed Martin said the Navy accepted the fourth satellite in the global network this week.

Air Force releases more details on cyber operations contract

The deal, worth up to $49.5 million, would cover offensive and defensive cyber activities.