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DOD adds a third DIUx innovation unit in Austin, Texas

The new location joins the effort to involve industry, academia and start-ups in developing cutting-edge security and other technologies.

ARL found unexpected strength in the high density of copper nanoclusters of various sizes

With military research into nanomaterials, the future looks light

Breakthrough work being led by the Army Research Lab and DARPA could revolutionize jet engines and microelectronics.

Open Group wants to set the standard for avionics software

A government-industry consortium looks to leverage standardization and reuse of software through a "conformance" program.

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Air Force, ULA agree on the process for certifying Vulcan launch vehicle

The agreement could help streamline the evaluation process; the Space and Missile Systems Center expects to sign similar agreements with SpaceX and Orbital-ATK.

Navy selects five to support Maritime Global Command and Control System

The companies will provide systems engineering, software support and other services for GCCS-M, which gives commanders an integrated, multilayered common operating picture.

ARL, UK collaboration: Distributed analytics will aid coalition forces

An alliance that also includes industry and academia embarks on a research project to ensure secure, dynamic coalition communications through Distributed Analytics and Information Science, or DAIS.

Navy awards $350M in contracts for Triton UAS program

Northrop is to produce three low-rate initial production systems for the high-altitude surveillance drones, ticketed for persistent surveillance missions in the Pacific.

ONR sets sail for first Unmanned Warrior exercise

Britain is hosting the inaugural event with NATO allies involving unmanned, autonomous surface, underwater and air vehicles.

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