Defense IT

How the Air Force is taking on the cyber domain

Officials discuss the ways in which the force is addressing dominance in the information age and across all spectrums of operation.

Navy's Fire Scout drone helicopter passes its latest test

The MQ-8C recently demonstrated enhanced endurance and sensor capabilities, manufacturer Northrop Grumman said.

For the Air Force, big data analytics in ISR is a team sport

The service’s Jon Kimminau lays out the challenges of increasing collection and improving analysis in a time of tight budgets.

Air Force wants 'kill chain' integration in network systems

In a recently released solicitation, the service said it wants to improve security and its ISR capabilities though full-spectrum awareness of emerging threats.

Army teams up with robot vehicles

CERDEC researchers demonstrate how autonomous ground vehicles can work with soldiers to establish beyond-line-of-sight communications.

Army links Apache, Gray Eagle UAS in South Korea

An Apache helicopter streamed video and metadata from an unmanned Gray Eagle over “extended distances.”

Army command takes tactical network to the next level

The I Corps, which covers the Pacific theater, is using WIN-T Increment 2 to make Strykers into mobile headquarters.

GAO: DARPA needs to put more of its ideas into the hands of users

The watchdog says the Pentagon's research arm doesn't put enough focus on transitioning its technologies to military users.