Defense IT


Special Ops Command advances new helo terrain-avoiding radar

The Silent Knight Radar gives helicopters and increased ability to maneuver, comprehend targets and coordinate navigation between air-and-ground operation.


Hughes offers 360-degree helicopter combat connectivity

A new SATCOM terminal for helicopters is designed to enable rotary aircraft to communicate the beyond-line-of sight communications.


Navy to add more “virtual desktop infrastructure”

Navy engineers hope to cut costs by moving more computing to a remote server.


Big names missing from $5B ADMC 3 contract

The Army received 58 bids for Army Desktop and Mobile Computing 3, which is their preferred vehicle for buying desktop, laptop and mobile computing devices as well as peripherals.


Laser comms from space gets another test

NASA prepares to demonstrate laser communications in a relay experiment from geosynchronous orbit.

Air Force

New Air Force unit aims to protect weapons systems from cyber attacks

Air Force Materiel Command has created a Cyber Resilience Office for Weapons Systems to protect large platforms and weapons.


Navy NGEN-R will help merge U.S. and global IT networks

Navy developers hope to foster a globally integrated global service delivery model by connecting domestic and internationally-based data bases and IT systems.

Virginia Class

DARPA Discovers "GPS-Like" undersea drone connectivity

Emerging DARPA technology connects undersea drones with low-frequency sonar.

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