Defense IT

ONR seeks greater R&D for undersea intelligence

The Office of Naval Research released a special notice calling for white papers and proposals for undersea unmanned vehicle development.

Army testing high-bandwidth tactical network

The Mobile User Objective System, a satellite network for all of the military services, is 16 times faster than the current Ultra High Frequency satellite system.

Joel Dolisy Solar Winds

Build off your BYOD platform to prepare for the Internet of Things

Managing mobile devices can lay the groundwork for a fully connected military, Solar Winds’ Joel Dolisy writes.

Pentagon spending $100M to encrypt tactical communications

DISA awards Northrop Grumman a contract to install programmable encryption devices for the Joint Battle Command-Platform.

DOD's anti-phishing policy disables links in outside emails

In an attempt to prevent potential breaches, DOD won’t let users click on HTML links in emails that come from outside the .mil domain.

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.