Defense IT


DARPA looks beyond Moore's Law

Chip effort targets reconfigurable devices as scaling runs out of steam.


Fighters can monitor networks for cyber-attacks with new encryptor

The TACLANE-FLEX encryptor is NSA certified with software that can use multiple networks and detect cyber intrusions.

Army Cyber Warrior

Select soldiers can now apply to become cyber experts

The Army is creating cyber soldiers, combining military, agency, and commercial training.


Army standardizes IT components, software across 400 units

Over the course of a two-year period, the Army will standardize software to improve security, interoperability and combat effectiveness.


New Pentagon report changes DOD acquisition and tech approach

Pentagon acquisition and technology report creates new chief management officer position within DOD.


New Army Chief Information Officer to manage IT overhaul

The new Army CIO, Maj. Gen. Bruce Crawford will tackle a wide range of IT and cybersecurity challenges as the service consolidates data, moves more information to the cloud and uses common operating standards.

Air Force

Next-gen handheld radio can help save downed pilots lives

General Dynamics just released an upgraded radio for downed pilots to send rapid and secure GPS data to rescuers.


College cyber warriors team with Pentagon on hacking tech

Congress plans to increase funding for a new tech training course where college students work with DOD officials on hacking and cyber warfare techniques

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