An emerging threat: Small drones as flying IEDs

The military services are preparing to defend against the potential of inexpensive UAS being used as weapons.

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.

Delivery drone does its job—and then vanishes?

DARPA is looking for autonomous platforms that could make small deliveries to the battlefield and then just disappear.

Army wants Apache modifications for better UAS teaming

The service is interested in innovative ways to make the helicopters more compatible with the Manned Unmanned Teaming modification.

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.