Defense IT


New software opens the door to real-time data sharing for Marines

The Tactical Service Orientated Architecture lets Marines on the battlefield get mission-critical information via mobile device.

Who in DOD made the Fed 100 list?

FCW's annual awards honoring distinguished accomplishments in government IT includes a broad array of defense leaders.

Pentagon names 8 companies to support $7.2B electronics program

The contractors will compete to replace obsolete or malfunctioning electronics throughout the Defense Department.

DOD working on a more agile approach to EW

Army officials discuss the need to be able to adapt to ever-changing threats in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Army's cyber challenge to focus on micro cloud management

The service is going to the Silicon Valley to enlist help in better managing the “vast, dynamic resource pool” of tactical networks.

DISA moves back deadline for $17.5B Encore III contract

After making some changes to the RFP released earlier this month, vendors have an extra two weeks to respond.

Plan for satellite-repairing robots takes the next step

DARPA's program calls for a public-private effort to develop a robotic vehicle that can inspect, repair and upgrade GEO satellites that are otherwise out of reach.

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James is briefed on the FOB of the Future.

Air Force puts new tech into Forward Operating Base of the Future

The project taps alternative sources and efficient power use to reduce reliance on diesel fuel.

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