Defense IT

Euro effort demos secure, interoperable communications

European partners claim they have demonstrated the ability to use a common radio waveform for tactical communications.

To keep pace, military targets rapid prototyping and faster acquisition

Officials have expressed exasperation over the bulky acquisition process, which does not scale at “cyber speed.”

Analytics could be the key to cyber defense

DOD officials talk about the automated, big data tools that could do a lot to protect DOD networks.

Army looks to boost security, bandwidth with network modernization

Officials say open standards, cloud architectures are keys to making their network more efficient and effective.

Air Force nearing completion of satellite communications system

The service gives Lockheed a $48 million contract modification to finish work on AEHF, which is replacing the Milstar constellation.

Neural chip could aid voice recognition, man-machine learning

KnuEdge, a tech startup founded by former NASA boss Daniel Goldin, has emerged from stealth mode, claiming it can revolutionize the human-machine interface.

SAIC wins big Cyber Command support contract

SAIC will be providing a raft of support duties as the prime contractor under a recent deal totaling up to $460 million

NRL patents process for turning seawater into fuel

Researchers' E-CEM separates carbon dioxide and hydrogen and then produces liquid hydrocarbons for (still small) amounts of fuel.

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