Defense IT

Army Cyber Warrior

Select soldiers can now apply to become cyber experts

The Army is creating cyber soldiers, combining military, agency, and commercial training.


Army standardizes IT components, software across 400 units

Over the course of a two-year period, the Army will standardize software to improve security, interoperability and combat effectiveness.


New Pentagon report changes DOD acquisition and tech approach

Pentagon acquisition and technology report creates new chief management officer position within DOD.


New Army Chief Information Officer to manage IT overhaul

The new Army CIO, Maj. Gen. Bruce Crawford will tackle a wide range of IT and cybersecurity challenges as the service consolidates data, moves more information to the cloud and uses common operating standards.

Air Force

Next-gen handheld radio can help save downed pilots lives

General Dynamics just released an upgraded radio for downed pilots to send rapid and secure GPS data to rescuers.


College cyber warriors team with Pentagon on hacking tech

Congress plans to increase funding for a new tech training course where college students work with DOD officials on hacking and cyber warfare techniques


New mission simulator tests potential drone operators based on personality info

Assessing individuals who want to operate drones based on their performance, personality, and biology.


Army CHESS moves to more commercial training software

An Army CHESS deal with Minitab Enterprise License Agreement to acquire commercial software for Lean Six Sigma software licenses.

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