Defense IT

Air Force wants to tap into commercial satellite capacity

The Air Force released a request for information for Pathfinder 3, which is intended to provide the warfighter flexible access to commercial and military satellite capability.

Army looking for tactical wireless receiving system

The request for information is looking for a fairly small, portable device capable of intercepting and transmitting a variety of analog and digital wireless signals.

Why WMD-like treaties are unlikely with cyber

Christopher Painter, coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department, told Congress that curtailing the use of “cyber weapons” is complicated because, for one thing, the same tool used to attack can be used to protect networks.

Navy looking to shore up weapons-systems cybersecurity

NAVAIR issues a solicitation addressing the networked nature of weapons and the vulnerabilities can exist.

DARPA dives in to underwater navigation project

BAE was recently awarded a contract to work on DARPA’s Positioning System for Deep Ocean Navigation, an attempt to create a GPS-like system under the sea.

Navy still focusing on the Next Gen Jammer

The plan to replace the 50-year-old jammer is designed to address rapidly proliferating threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Army gets a move on 'pseudolites' and other non-GPS navigation

CERDEC works on providing positioning, navigation and timing when the usual signals aren't available.

Monitoring is the key to Navy's NGEN transition

The switch from NMCI to NGEN is a complex process that requires careful attention to security, SolarWinds' Paul McCloskey writes.

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