Defense IT


IT experts, former leaders say DOD behind with advanced tech

A panel of IT experts and former high-level military officials said acquisition red tape slows DOD’s ability to acquire cutting edge technology.


The Air Force bolsters its Cyberspace weapons systems

The Air Force’s latest cyber space weapons system increases control of cyberspace data for more versatile operational command.


“Hack the Air Force” exercise will take place this summer

The hacking exercise could help reveal Air Force cyber vulnerabilities.


Lockheed to add air defense to AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar

Short range air defense capabilities will be added to the counter-fire and counter-drone surveillance functions of the Army’s Lockheed AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar system.

USS Zumwalt

Raytheon to test USS Zumwalt mission systems

The upcoming engineering work corresponds to ongoing development of the USS Zumwalt’s new computer system called Total Ship Computing Environment.


Navy approves testing for unmanned minesweeping system

The latest Navy unmanned surface counter-mine system will begin developmental testing with plans to integrate enhanced minehunting sonar technology.


Air Force, AT&T sensor network protects bases

The Air Force has begun a pilot program that uses infrared sensors and wireless cell phone technologies to secure base perimeters.


The Navy tests new augmented reality helmet, automation

2017 Trident Warrior exercise will offer a chance for sailors to operate cutting edge naval warfare technology.

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