Defense IT


Pentagon sees more AI involvement in cybersecurity

Former CIO Terry Halvorsen said fast-developing artificial intelligence will increasingly increase its role in cybersecurity and defense IT.


Air Force strengthens ground control data for satellites with cyber upgrades

Cyber upgrades will allow ground-based operators to identify and share data on enemy missile launches faster.


General Atomics claims railgun advance

Electromagnetic modules are said to double energy density for power-hungry kinetic weapon.


Navy improves P-8A surveillance plane, drone integration

The Navy and Boeing are modernizing software systems for the P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft to link with manned and unmanned systems.


JRSS moving to cloud, Windows 10

Pentagon’s Joint Regional Security Stacks is on track to reduce the physical footprint of DOD servers.


Navy acquires new software for submarine sonar

The Navy is procuring upgraded software for sonar systems engineered to improve mine detection and covert tracking ability.


Air Force upgrades F-22 sensors, weapons software

Software and hardware upgrades will enable the F-22 to fire a wider range of weapons and prepare for next-generation sensors.

Navy Cyber

Navy conducts “Hack-Our-Ship” cybersecurity event

The Navy encouraged hackers, computer scientists, small tech company representative and other experts to hack into a software program used to control Navy fleets.

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