Defense IT


General Atomics claims railgun advance

Electromagnetic modules are said to double energy density for power-hungry kinetic weapon.


Navy improves P-8A surveillance plane, drone integration

The Navy and Boeing are modernizing software systems for the P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft to link with manned and unmanned systems.


JRSS moving to cloud, Windows 10

Pentagon’s Joint Regional Security Stacks is on track to reduce the physical footprint of DOD servers.


Navy acquires new software for submarine sonar

The Navy is procuring upgraded software for sonar systems engineered to improve mine detection and covert tracking ability.


Air Force upgrades F-22 sensors, weapons software

Software and hardware upgrades will enable the F-22 to fire a wider range of weapons and prepare for next-generation sensors.

Navy Cyber

Navy conducts “Hack-Our-Ship” cybersecurity event

The Navy encouraged hackers, computer scientists, small tech company representative and other experts to hack into a software program used to control Navy fleets.


Rad-hard chips could hasten small sats

A payload specialist and chip researcher demonstrate radiation hardened power conversion devices.


Navy decreases hardware footprint of mobile command centers

The plan is to upgrade the Deployable Joint Command and Control system to combine multiple computing resources into a single source.

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