Defense IT


Lockheed upgrades Air Force fighter jet targeting pod

Low altitude, heat sensing software system gains an upgraded targeting pod.


Textron Systems unveils cloud-based intel software

Textron’s RVcloud web-based software is designed to view and compare up to eight images and graphics simultaneously.


Army protects next generation navigation technology from cyber attacks

Military leaders discussed the progress and urgency of pursuing cyber security readiness at AFCEA’s Army IT Day.


Pentagon revamps cyber weapons acquisition strategy

The Pentagon has found that its traditional methods of designing and buying cyber weapons are ill suited for this fast-changing battlefield.

Abrams Tanks to Get Active Protection Systems

Army electronic warfare technology attacks and causes shift in tank

The Army is enhancing its cyber offensive and defensive capabilities with training exercises, portable electronic warfare kits and jamming-immune navigational technology.


Boeing to demo DARPA space plane

The XS-1 hypersonic vehicle would demonstrate cheaper, quick-turnaround satellite launches to low-Earth orbit.


Cisco, DOD move JRSS to cloud tech and greater automation

Cisco and DOD use artificial intelligence and multiprotocol label switching to increase interoperability.

DDG 51

Navy cyber hardens CANES, considers adding to LCS fleet

As the Navy integrates CANES technology across the fleet, the service increases connections and security among nodes on the network.

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