Defense IT


Bomb lab acquires D-Wave quantum computer

Los Alamos National Laboratory, which helps oversee the U.S. nuclear stockpile, will use the D-Wave machine to study "quantum annealing."

US Transcom looking for IT help with joint command

The Transportation Command is in search of various IT related tasks for the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command.

For the military, the Internet of Things isn't about 'things'

It's all about culture and organization, not technical issues, retired Gen. James Cartwright said during a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

On the battlefield, cyber is just new weapons payload

A recent report from the Center of Strategic International and Strategic Studies identifies the ways in which cyber can be used in a military context.

DISA director: Cyber threat forced new command to evolve on the fly

Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn said the new Joint Force Headquarters for DODIN had to hit the ground running, and DISA had to wait.

Army developing a power-generating backpack

The Energy Harvesting Backpack would cut down on batteries while helping soldiers avoid fatigue and injury.

Mind-reading computer could boost ISR image analysis

Researchers in ARL's MIND Lab use an EEG to let a user communicate with a computer with thoughts alone.

Uncluttering the spectrum by putting it on the map

DARPA's RadioMap program, which will give users visibility into the radio spectrum, moves into Phase 3.