Defense IT


Service leaders call for more focus on electronic warfare training

EW division chiefs from the military services tell a congressional panel the U.S. needs to keep up with nations such as Russia and China.

DISA increasing its role in the cyber fight

Agency officials describe the advantages of software-defined networks and their role in "hunting" the enemy.

Army adding gigabit wireless to its tactical network

Aruba's Command Post Wi-Fi brings NSA-approved wireless to WIN-T at the battalion level.

Palm-sized atomic clock could reduce reliance on GPS

A DARPA program is calling for a small, low-power but extremely accurate clock that could maintain location data when GPS goes out.

Navy awards another deal for electronic warfare upgrades

General Dynamics will perform more work on improvements under the SEWIP program.

NRL tests low-power, long-endurance sail drone

The Naval Research Lab, in partnership with Penn State, tested algorithms designed to increase the endurance of unmanned sailplanes that ride thermals the way some large birds do.

DARPA picks 10 to build nano-based products

Ten companies and university partners will split into three working groups to assemble atoms into working devices.

Army takes electronic warfare to troops in the field

In a recent exercise, the service’s Space and Missile Defense Command demonstrated electromagnetic interference effects on GPS receivers.