Defense IT

Air Force puts 22 companies on $490M Agile Acquisition contract

The five-year deal covers work at Eglin Air Force Base to develop new systems and modify existing ones.

Open source effort targets the trouble with joint avionics

The Future Airborne Capability Environment seeks to deliver common avionics components for all three services.

DARPA going to extremes for DDoS defense

The research agency is looking to the private sector for revolutionary ways to blunt the effect of distributed denial of service attacks.

Computer designs deliver innovative radio solution for SOCOM

Engineers using a 3D CAD program developed an innovative way to create a two-in-one radio mount while adhering to strict weight requirements.

Army awards $1B for intelligence and info warfare support

Four companies are named to the nearly $1 billion contract to support the directorate that develops ISR, cyber and electronic warfare capabilities.

Central Command looks to private sector for joint cyber planning

GSA issued a synopsis/solicitation for joint cyber planning services associated with the command’s Joint Cyber Center.

'Hackfest' puts cadets into virtual hand-to-hand combat

After a month-long training course at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Air Force and Army Reserve cadets put their skills to the test against each other.

Navy, Army teams to take home GCN Awards

A Navy mobile app and the Army's consolidated logistics support system are among the projects honored in this year's awards.