The deal to 16 small businesses continues the military service’s effort to get ahead of the game in EW.
The companies will support the J6 Directorate's C4/Cyber program under a five-year contract.
A pilot program embeds cyber teams into a brigade's companies, conducting defensive and offensive operations while on the move.
The latest exercise focused on integrating cyber and electromagnetic tools and techniques to improve a commander's situational awareness.
With a bevy of devices for soldiers to keep track of, CERDEC creates a tool that could eliminate the manual method of making sure certificates are ready to authenticate users.
In DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge, seven teams from industry and academia strove to show how automated systems could find and fix software flaws within seconds.
Seven teams are set to test if their automated systems can quickly find a fix flaws at DARPA's cyber Grand Challenge in Las Vegas.
The service names cyber a Service Component Command, in keeping with DOD's efforts to make cyber a full partner in military operations.