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DOD should rethink its approach to IoT

While civilian agencies would do well to followthe Defense Department's lead in embracing IoT, all of government should look to smaller, emerging tech companies as well as traditional contractors.

Trump taps former NASA administrator to head DOD tech research

If confirmed, Michael Griffin would be the Pentagon's first under secretary for research and engineering, and effectively serve as CTO.

Navy Mobile Apps

Working toward a more mobile military

The services are looking to bring logistics tracking and wireless learning capabilities to mobile devices for troops.

Navy seeks new C4 support for Pacific Command

The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center is planning a five-year contract for command, control, communications and cyber support.

AI

Can AI put DOD's dormant data to work?

The Pentagon is sitting on a hoard of data but doesn't know what to do with it. A new report makes the case that artificial intelligence is the solution.

JIE

DISA, DOD say cloud migration needs security, commercial partnerships

Panelists at the 2017 Defense Systems Summit agreed that cloud operators need to start protecting the data itself, not just the domain perimeters, and partnering with commercial providers

AirForce

Air Force pushes faster, more agile IT acquisition

Air Force leaders say agile acquisition must implement open mission system architecture, rapid development testing, and have a constant money source to overcome rapidly changing threats and operational demands.

F-16

DIUx accelerates AI development for predictive maintenance on F-16s

Emerging machine-learning technology is being rapidly installed on Air Force F-16s and E-3 Sentry to accelerate predictive maintenance.

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