Defense IT


U.S. Cyber Command: Russia hacking “the new normal”

The head of U.S. Cyber Command argues stronger data protection needed in new threat environment.


Air Force electronic weapons to get an electromagnetic power boost

Raytheon is investigating ways to bring speed-of-light power to electronic warfare systems.


Congressional leaders cite growing U.S. cyberattack vulnerability

Congressional leaders cite growing U.S. cyberattack vulnerability Summary: Senator McCain is raising serious concerns about cyberattack vulnerability, saying the U.S. is behind potential adversaries.

Russian EW

Fake Russian EW attack unmasked

A forensic investigation concludes that a Russian "electronic bomb" attack on a U.S. Navy ship was nothing more than information warfare.


Navy upgrades aircraft defense system with laser warning technology

The Navy is enhancing its infrared missile warning system with upgraded hostile fire sensors and laser jamming capabilities.


WiFi technology connects soldiers for underground combat

The Army’s Rapid Equipping Force is developing and testing a wave relay system to connect underground forces with above ground commanders.


Army says smartphone, digital tech increase vulnerability

Army senior leaders are expressing concern that the services’ growing digital footprint and use of information technology increases vulnerability to potential attackers.

Defense IT

Army works to improve hardware security, requirements amid ADMC protest

The Army is moving its existing and future hardware to Windows 10 as an operational and security enhancement.

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