Defense IT

What will the cyber mission force look like?

DOD officials describe the scope of the cyber mission force, and duties and goals of the eventual 133 cyber teams.

Survey: IT hurdles hinder big data adoption

A survey by Unisys finds that federal managers believe in big data and analytics but are concerned about a lack of IT infrastructure to support it.

Special Operations awards $390M radio contract

The command gives Harris Corp. a 6-year deal for specialized tactical communications hand held radios.

For agencies worried about data manipulation, help is on the way

Lockheed Martin and Guardtime recently demonstrated technology that can mitigate data manipulation on a networked, mission-centric environment.

Water-cooled chip a breakthrough for processing power

Researchers at Georgia Tech, funded by DARPA, may have opened the door for a new breed of electronics.

Hatch-mounted satellite system keeps Marines updated in-flight

The system provides network access, real-time video and other tools for crisis-response teams right up until they arrive on a battlefield.

Navy awards $91.7M deal for next phase of electronic warfare program

Raytheon will work on Block 3 of SEWIP, which will give ships an electronic attack capability.

IARPA wants to zero in on high frequency radar, comms

Agency hires Leidos and STR to cut through ionospheric interference in order to pinpoint and identify HF emitters.