Lockheed Martin will continue to deliver SEWIP upgrades under the new deal.
The increased speed and agility in delivering services can cut costs and meet the requirements for mission-specific, coalition networks.
A suspected Chinese hack of a security clearance database netted information on background checks dating to 2000.
The service has adapted missile defense technology to defend against small drones that could pose a threat to friendly forces or infrastructure.
The Cyber Grand Challenge is aiming to developed software that can fend off cyberattacks in real time.
Officials say they want enterprise-worthy devices that can be acquired quickly, but not ones that "try solve every problem."
A U.S.-Lithuanian joint exercise illustrated lingering allied communications problems as Russian electronic warfare capabilities improve.
The EMC2 system provides lets paratroopers plan missions en route and get live views of a landing zone right up to the time of a jump.