Defense IT


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


New mission simulator tests potential drone operators based on personality info

Assessing individuals who want to operate drones based on their performance, personality, and biology.


Army CHESS moves to more commercial training software

An Army CHESS deal with Minitab Enterprise License Agreement to acquire commercial software for Lean Six Sigma software licenses.


DIUX continues outreach into drone and satellite projects

DOD’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental continues in new Administration with efforts to accelerate getting new tech into operation.


Agility is the future of software development, says Air Force General

Hiring new software developers will depend on moving to agile acquisition.

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