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Where DOD is planning to spend on unmanned systems in 2017

The budget proposal provides insight into where investments for unmanned systems are going.

DOD's $6.7B cyber budget focused on emerging threats

The request for fiscal 2017 takes into account increased activity by Russia, China and other potential adversaries.

Lawmakers grill Clapper over U.S.-Russia space arrangement

During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. McCain and others expressed exasperation with the U.S. reliance on a Russian-made rocket engine to send payloads into space.

22 DOD IT leaders honored in this year's Fed 100

Defense Department agencies are well-represented on FCW’s list honoring great work in public-sector IT.

Special Ops wants to correct the Parallax view in optical systems

The command is holding a challenge to find an algorithm that can compensate, in near-real time, for different views from offset optical sensors.

Navy aims for the next generation of integrated warfighting tech

ONR is looking to let sensors, weapons and other systems talk to each other clearly.

Navy's plans include drones that can operate for months at a time

The Navy's new director of unmanned systems Rear Adm. Robert Girrier provided an overview of the N-99 directorate’s plan, including greatly extending the endurance of those systems.

Final GPS II satellite goes into orbit as Air Force gets ready for GPS III

With ULA launching the last of the second generation, the service awards Lockheed a contract to help the transition to the next generation.

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