Defense IT


Army awards new deal for Manpack radios

Harris Corp. gets a maximum $12.7 million contract to supply the two-channel, software-defined radios.

China's new radar installation raises the stakes in Pacific

The installation, along with other activities, changes the operational landscape in the South China Sea, the Navy and analysts warn.

Army immerses soldiers in a virtual reality dome

Natick researchers’ new VR dome will help study the impacts of real-world operational situations on soldiers’ cognitive abilities and performance.

Global Hawk takes another step toward replacing the U-2

Manufacturer Northrop Grumman said the unmanned aircraft successfully competed flight tests for the first time with the SYERS-2 sensor found on the U-2.

Marine Corps in the next phase of MCEITS IT transformation

The 2.0 stage of the Marine Corps Enterprise Information Technology Services program is adding new applications and capabilities ahead of schedule, VMware’s Bill Rowan writes.

The Air Force wants to add sense and avoid technology to RPAs such as the Predator.

Air Force is looking for resilient autonomous systems

The service wants to develop systems that can operate contested spectrum environments and learn from prior experience.

Army building common ground for device encryption

CERDEC'S universal encryptor, called RESCUE, can provide a solid crypto core for numerous devices, increasing capability while cutting costs

Navy still has long way toward CANES installation

With installation aboard the USS Nimitz, the Navy has put another aircraft carrier on its new shipboard tactical network, and has plans for a total of 219 ships by 2023.

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