The project calls for IBM to consolidate a large number of data centers into a single infrastructure as well as beginning to migrate what eventually will be hundreds of applications.
Lockheed Martin is hoping the new administration will support efforts to upgrade the radar, sensors and processors used for the combat systems on the ships.
The Defense Information System Agency is focusing on unifying the Department of Defense Information Network by consolidating tools, operations and cyber practices.
New effort aims to ensure that DCGS analysts can find relevant information and quickly share it among service networks and within individual systems.
The outgoing CIO of the Department of Defense says the Pentagon is making progress on achieving Joint Information Environment goals, but technological change continues to outpace the ability to reform procurement and tech deployment.
Heavy reliance on networked technology has created a situation where larger platforms can be vulnerable to cyber attack and are in need of protection.
Lockheed is developing an EW pod for Sea Hawk helicopters to help with anti-ship missile defense.
Although IT and telecom services fared better than other spending categories, research spending by industry partners has overtaken government R&D spending