Defense IT


Army awards IBM private cloud computing deal

The project calls for IBM to consolidate a large number of data centers into a single infrastructure as well as beginning to migrate what eventually will be hundreds of applications.


DISA streamlines operations centers

The Defense Information System Agency is focusing on unifying the Department of Defense Information Network by consolidating tools, operations and cyber practices.


Pentagon, services seek cross-domain DCGS

New effort aims to ensure that DCGS analysts can find relevant information and quickly share it among service networks and within individual systems.


Outgoing DOD CIO calls for agility

The outgoing CIO of the Department of Defense says the Pentagon is making progress on achieving Joint Information Environment goals, but technological change continues to outpace the ability to reform procurement and tech deployment.

Sea Hawk

Navy fast-tracks new Electronic Warfare sensor

Lockheed is developing an EW pod for Sea Hawk helicopters to help with anti-ship missile defense.


DOD R&D spending declined over last decade, CRS said

Although IT and telecom services fared better than other spending categories, research spending by industry partners has overtaken government R&D spending


'Fake news' morphs into information warfare

The seemingly irresistible urge to click on news stories is being leveraging by hackers.

Command & Control

Army networks its command-and-control systems

Command Post Computing Environment is a developmental effort to synchronize command center mobile and fixed-site applications.

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