Defense IT


'Gap filler' GPS upgrades advance

Lockheed Martin completes design reviews for current, future GPS ground stations.


Air Force: Cyber security extends beyond IT

Cybersecurity for the Air Force is no longer restricted primarily to IT but also increasingly pertinent to large platforms and networked weapons systems.

Navy bolsters its electronics test systems

Lockheed Martin wins another deal to support CASS for the Navy and six allied countries.

Navy continues electronic warfare upgrades for ships

A $149 million contract to Lockheed Martin is the latest step in a long-running program to improve the service’s ability to detect and defend against a variety of threats.

DOD adds a third DIUx innovation unit in Austin, Texas

The new location joins the effort to involve industry, academia and start-ups in developing cutting-edge security and other technologies.

ARL found unexpected strength in the high density of copper nanoclusters of various sizes

With military research into nanomaterials, the future looks light

Breakthrough work being led by the Army Research Lab and DARPA could revolutionize jet engines and microelectronics.

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Air Force, ULA agree on the process for certifying Vulcan launch vehicle

The agreement could help streamline the evaluation process; the Space and Missile Systems Center expects to sign similar agreements with SpaceX and Orbital-ATK.

Navy selects five to support Maritime Global Command and Control System

The companies will provide systems engineering, software support and other services for GCCS-M, which gives commanders an integrated, multilayered common operating picture.

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