Defense IT


F-22

Air Force, industry seek to cyber-protect weapons, fighter jets

Heavy reliance on networked technology has created a situation where larger platforms can be vulnerable to cyber attack and are in need of protection.

Sea Hawk

Navy fast-tracks new Electronic Warfare sensor

Lockheed is developing an EW pod for Sea Hawk helicopters to help with anti-ship missile defense.

Pentagon

DOD R&D spending declined over last decade, CRS said

Although IT and telecom services fared better than other spending categories, research spending by industry partners has overtaken government R&D spending

satellite

Air Force explores commercial satellite resiliency

The service is evaluating new ways to protect communications from jamming and interference.

DSGS-A

'Fake news' morphs into information warfare

The seemingly irresistible urge to click on news stories is being leveraging by hackers.

Command & Control

Army networks its command-and-control systems

Command Post Computing Environment is a developmental effort to synchronize command center mobile and fixed-site applications.

5-inch guns

Navy networks ship’s gunnery systems

An augmented reality helmet fuses information from a ship's gunnery liaison officer and weapons system into an easy-to-interpret visual format for the gunner.

cyber

Air Force, industry go on “offense” with cybersecurity

Emerging cyber defense tactics include a thorough assessment of prior cyber-attacks on government systems as a way of defending against them.

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