Defense IT

ARL opens up a supercomputer to outside researchers

ARL reaches an agreement with the University of Maryland to make its Harold HPC machine available to academic and industry researchers.

Cyber teams ready to throw down in Grand Challenge

Seven teams are set to test if their automated systems can quickly find a fix flaws at DARPA's cyber Grand Challenge in Las Vegas.

Army Cyber Command moves to the front

The service names cyber a Service Component Command, in keeping with DOD's efforts to make cyber a full partner in military operations.

Navy looks to fine-tune flight simulators

Service awards AAC a contract to improve fidelity for training on the P-8A Poseidon and the MH-60R Seahawk, while making ocean simulations more realistic.

Carter brings DOD/industry innovation project to the East Coast

The defense secretary formally introduces a new DIUx office, like the one started last year in the Silicon Valley, in Cambridge, Mass.

Navy wants more info on NGEN proposals

The service asks for white papers on three key areas of the $3.4 billion contract.

DARPA puts its money on spectrum sharing

The research agency offers a $2 million prize for technologies that use software-defined radios and machine learning to make more efficient use of the RF spectrum.

Cyber units get ready to take the field

Although the Cyber Command is still a couple years away from building its full complement, officials won’t wait to put current units into action.

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