Defense IT


IARPA wants intel tools that can predict the future

IARPA is interested in proposals ranging four broad topics – anticipatory intelligence, analysis, operations and collection – to better integrate intelligence.

Navy names 21 companies to $750M C2 contract

The companies will compete to supply the service with commercial command and control equipment and services.

Report: Electronic jihad grows in sophistication

The cyber threat from terror groups could eventually endanger critical infrastructure, a new report warns.

Guard members take part in an earlier edition of Vigilant Guard.

Vermont Guard gears up for major cyber exercise

The Guard, preparing for the large Vigilant Guard cyber exercise in protecting critical infrastructure, is asking for contractor assistance in spinning up a cyber range.

DARPA wants to give hypersonic aircraft a reusable engine

The AFRE project looks to build a hybrid engine that can provide a smooth transition from supersonic to hypersonic (Mach 5) flight, which would allow the engines to be used again.

Carlin: U.S. is looking to unite on cyber deterrence

The assistant attorney general provided additional insights into what a whole-of-government strategy in cyberspace might look like.

Attacks quiet down while China recalibrates its cyber ops

Chinese President Xi Jinping's military reforms include tighter coordination of cyber operations.

Navy cranks up the power on laser weapon

The service is reportedly getting ready to test a 150-kilowatt system, which would be a fivefold increase over the LaWS system currently is use.

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