Defense IT

NSA goes commercial to harden networks

Spy agency leverages commercial technologies as it seeks to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats.

AFRL develops portable tool for aircraft inspections

SuNDE speeds up repairs by assessing structural damage in the field and giving maintenance depot crews a heads-up about the parts and components they’ll need.

Army's portable command post connects expeditionary forces

The expeditionary sustainment commands, or ESCs, extend the operational picture out to units in the field.

IARPA wants intel tools that can predict the future

IARPA is interested in proposals ranging four broad topics – anticipatory intelligence, analysis, operations and collection – to better integrate intelligence.

Navy names 21 companies to $750M C2 contract

The companies will compete to supply the service with commercial command and control equipment and services.

Report: Electronic jihad grows in sophistication

The cyber threat from terror groups could eventually endanger critical infrastructure, a new report warns.

Guard members take part in an earlier edition of Vigilant Guard.

Vermont Guard gears up for major cyber exercise

The Guard, preparing for the large Vigilant Guard cyber exercise in protecting critical infrastructure, is asking for contractor assistance in spinning up a cyber range.

DARPA wants to give hypersonic aircraft a reusable engine

The AFRE project looks to build a hybrid engine that can provide a smooth transition from supersonic to hypersonic (Mach 5) flight, which would allow the engines to be used again.

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