Defense IT


DOD's long path to creating a cyber warrior workforce

The U.S. Cyber Command is gearing up for the initial operating capacity of its Cyber Mission Force, despite some setbacks, and looking to groom the next generation of cyber warriors in the pipeline.

Survey: Nation-states overtake insiders as DOD's top cyber threats

A new survey of DOD IT pros by SolarWinds finds that foreign governments are now seen as the greatest source of IT security threats.

Pentagon to welcome hackers with open arms

In a new initiative called Hack the Pentagon, DOD is inviting vetted hackers to explore potential vulnerabilities in systems as part of the government’s first bug bounty program.

Army giving cyber capabilities to tactical units

A recent exercise expands on work to take cyber tools into the battlefield.

General Atomics

Reaper's retrofits extend its range and endurance

General Atomics said the unmanned aircraft's longer wings and greater fuel capacity take its flight endurance from 27 to 40 hours.

Experts: Cyber adversaries becoming more brazen

During a recent Congressional hearing, experts provided insight on the merging tactics of countries such as Russia and Iran.

BAE to demonstrate next-gen EW detection for the Navy

ONR wants the company to show continued proof-of-concept development in electromagnetic spectrum emitter detection and situational awareness.

Air Force steps up the competition for a new rocket engine

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Services join two other companies in developing prototypes to replace the Russian-made RD-180 engine.

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