Defense IT

Chem-bio-nuke teams test briefcase communications system

The portable GRRIP lets response teams set up quickly and send back data and imagery from potential disaster sites.

Why drones could play a more limited role in future conflicts

Countries like Russia and China have anti-aircraft capabilities that terrorists don’t have, an Air Force official says.

Navy, Raytheon move closer to airborne EW attack capability

Tests in Alaska demonstrate swappable electronic warfare payloads with a range of over 500 miles.

DOD, intel community building joint space ops center

The center will track military and intelligence satellites, while testing ways to improve operations.

As the Arctic heats up, military targets cold-weather tech

DOD is looking for C4ISR, power supplies and other technologies that can function at 60 below zero.

Robots handle the risk, clearing hazards for Special Ops test range

A robotic solution outfitted to large construction machinery is being used to clear forestry and unexploded ordnance at Fort Bragg to make room for a new live-fire test range.

IC leaders: Future cyber attacks will do real damage

In congressional testimony, James Clapper and other intelligence leaders say the next push from nation-state hackers could be manipulation and deletions of data, not just the theft of it.

Russian hacker group taps satellite links for attacks

The sophisticated APT group Turla and at least two others are masking their attacks by exploiting unencrypted IP satellite links, Kaspersky Lab says.