Defense IT


Army Cyber Command moves to the front

The service names cyber a Service Component Command, in keeping with DOD's efforts to make cyber a full partner in military operations.

Navy looks to fine-tune flight simulators

Service awards AAC a contract to improve fidelity for training on the P-8A Poseidon and the MH-60R Seahawk, while making ocean simulations more realistic.

Carter brings DOD/industry innovation project to the East Coast

The defense secretary formally introduces a new DIUx office, like the one started last year in the Silicon Valley, in Cambridge, Mass.

Navy wants more info on NGEN proposals

The service asks for white papers on three key areas of the $3.4 billion contract.

DARPA puts its money on spectrum sharing

The research agency offers a $2 million prize for technologies that use software-defined radios and machine learning to make more efficient use of the RF spectrum.

Cyber units get ready to take the field

Although the Cyber Command is still a couple years away from building its full complement, officials won’t wait to put current units into action.

Services look for eyewear to protect against lasers

The Air Force awards a contract for protective glasses, while the Army seeks all-purpose goggles.

New tech can help troops keep their cool in high temperatures

AFRL and industry develop a lightweight way to keep troops cooler in blistering heat.

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