Defense IT


DOD R&D spending declined over last decade, CRS said

Although IT and telecom services fared better than other spending categories, research spending by industry partners has overtaken government R&D spending


Air Force explores commercial satellite resiliency

The service is evaluating new ways to protect communications from jamming and interference.


'Fake news' morphs into information warfare

The seemingly irresistible urge to click on news stories is being leveraging by hackers.

5-inch guns

Navy networks ship’s gunnery systems

An augmented reality helmet fuses information from a ship's gunnery liaison officer and weapons system into an easy-to-interpret visual format for the gunner.

Command & Control

Army networks its command-and-control systems

Command Post Computing Environment is a developmental effort to synchronize command center mobile and fixed-site applications.


Air Force, industry go on “offense” with cybersecurity

Emerging cyber defense tactics include a thorough assessment of prior cyber-attacks on government systems as a way of defending against them.


'Gap filler' GPS upgrades advance

Lockheed Martin completes design reviews for current, future GPS ground stations.


Air Force: Cyber security extends beyond IT

Cybersecurity for the Air Force is no longer restricted primarily to IT but also increasingly pertinent to large platforms and networked weapons systems.

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