Defense IT


DOD report on China details escalation in the cyber domain

The annual report to Congress describes China's focus on cyberspace as a domain of warfare.

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Air Force wants machine-to-machine software for drones

The service is asking industry for information on the next generation of UAS capabilities to support global operations.

Marine CIO: Sometimes the data just won't be there

In a contested spectrum, U.S. troops won’t always be able to count on information being available, and may have to revert to some "tried and true" tactics, Brig. Gen. Dennis Crall says.

DOD cyber official cites 'critical gap' in network defense

An incomplete understanding of the military’s networks hurts the ability to detect and respond to attacks, Cyber Command’s chief of operations says.

Iraq recently carried out a drone strike with a Chinese-made aircraft that closely resembles the MQ-9 Reaper.

NRL looks to make surveillance radar more motion-sensitive

The Navy is working with General Atomics to add inverse synthetic aperture radar to MQ-9 Reaper and Predator XP UAS.

Services still adapting to the job of weaponizing the network

As cyber operations begin to fold more frequently into daily activities, the services are still discovering some growing pains.

Navy's CANES installation ahead of schedule

One official said that, depending on ship availability, the Navy could complete installation of its consolidated enterprise systems as much as two years early.

Army tests prepare for all-domain warfare

Recent simulations incorporated joint forces operating against hybrid threats operating in all domains, including cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum.

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