Defense IT


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.

EMARSS

Army EMARSS connects with ground-based intel

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

MH-60

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

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.

Encryption

Industry offers multiple authentication tech for SIPRNet

Gemalto is working with DOD on authentication chips designed to strengthen security for the SIPRNet.

Air Force Falconer

Air Force: cyber modernization key to multi-domain war

Air Force leaders look to cyber modernization to improve sustainment and foster multi-domain warfare ability.

Quantum computing

New DOD software coding will increase private-sector involvement

A DOD “Code.mil” effort seeks to improve government-industry open source collaboration in the software industry.

Army Solarium

Army convenes key parties to discuss software in modern weapons

A new “Software Solarium” aims to share information and strengthen the service’s focus on software dependent weapon systems.

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