Defense IT

Bots chase down the bugs in Cyber Grand Challenge

In DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge, seven teams from industry and academia strove to show how automated systems could find and fix software flaws within seconds.

A Navy diver puts Cornell University’s UUV into the water.

Research teams plumb the depths of autonomy with RoboSubs

Schools from around the world join a competition to advance UUV technology and encourage a new generation of engineers.

An engineer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds demonstrates SMASH.

Army looks to set up command posts on the fly

CERDEC is developing a wireless, voice activated system that can help expeditionary forces set up on the go.

Engine glitch stalls Navy's MUOS-5 satellite

The Navy considers its options after the main engine fails for the fifth satellite in the constellation, which is intended to be a spare

Air Force says the F-35 is combat ready

The Joint Strike Fighter, the most complex and expensive weapon system in history, gets a green light from its biggest customer.

Army puts battlefield robots to the test

At an exercise in Hawaii, troops test a pocket-sized ISR drone and a robotic ground vehicle that can quietly carry up to 600 pounds of supplies.

ARL opens up a supercomputer to outside researchers

ARL reaches an agreement with the University of Maryland to make its Harold HPC machine available to academic and industry researchers.

Cyber teams ready to throw down in Grand Challenge

Seven teams are set to test if their automated systems can quickly find a fix flaws at DARPA's cyber Grand Challenge in Las Vegas.

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