Defense IT


Air Force upgrades F-22 sensors, weapons software

Software and hardware upgrades will enable the F-22 to fire a wider range of weapons and prepare for next-generation sensors.

Navy Cyber

Navy conducts “Hack-Our-Ship” cybersecurity event

The Navy encouraged hackers, computer scientists, small tech company representative and other experts to hack into a software program used to control Navy fleets.


Rad-hard chips could hasten small sats

A payload specialist and chip researcher demonstrate radiation hardened power conversion devices.


Navy decreases hardware footprint of mobile command centers

The plan is to upgrade the Deployable Joint Command and Control system to combine multiple computing resources into a single source.

Air Force

Air Force accelerates cloud movement with Oracle software licensing deal

The Air Force is increasing cloud integration services through a new enterprise software licensing agreement with Oracle.


Army EMARSS connects with ground-based intel

An emerging Army surveillance plane networks on-board sensors with a ground intelligence system.


Navy extends laser sea mine detection technology

Northrop Grumman Airborne Laser Mine Detection System uses laser light pulses to map bodies of water potentially holding mines.


Cybersecurity experts tell Congress weapons need better security

A panel of experts told lawmakers new policy or acquisition procedures may be necessary to protect weapons systems.

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