Defense IT


F-35 Helmet Lockheed

Navy tests new stealth F-35C upgraded Helmet Mounted Display

Pilots using the new 3 HMD will be able to see sensor information, targeting data and other flight data directly from a helmet visor.

Air Forcce B-52

Air Force to defend B-52 with laser weapons

An Air Force Research Lab program is testing experimental versions of an externally-mounted laser pod that can track and destroy attacking enemy missiles.

B-2

Air Force tests massive B-2 sensor upgrade

New Air Force sensor technology and software will permit the stealth aircraft to evade advanced air defenses.

WINT

Army integrates new WIN-T software interface

Software enhances connectivity between nodes on the WIN-T network and connects far ranging vehicles to the Tactical Operations Center.

sat

Air Force charts Wideband Global Satellite future

An Air Force analysis of alternatives considers a future plan for its constellation of Wideband Global Satellites.

pc

Pentagon cyber report said cyber trails help track attackers

Cyberspace has become a “safe haven” for threat networks to lurk and hatch schemes.

Quantum computing

Pentagon examines smartphone encryption

Newly developed mobile encryption apps enable secure smart-phone messaging, chat and data sharing.

Darpa

DARPA licenses emerging chip technology

Flex Logix will license its FPGA technology to the defense agency for use by DoD and other government agencies. Keywords: FPGA, DARPA, Flex Logix, reprogrammable, TSMC, hardware

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