The service has more than doubled its investment it what it said in January was its first cyber weapon.
Officials at a recent conference outlined quickly the Army is filling out its cyber mission force.
A recent report by Govini finds that the U.S. government’s spending on UAS has grown 6 percent over the last five years.
The Marine Corps unveiled a new cyber unit called Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group to man, train and equip its cyberspace mission teams.
DARPA has awarded contracts to four companies for the project, which seeks to launch inexpensive UAS from other aircraft and retrieve them mid-air after their missions.
The Tactical Service Orientated Architecture lets Marines on the battlefield get mission-critical information via mobile device.
FCW's annual awards honoring distinguished accomplishments in government IT includes a broad array of defense leaders.
The contractors will compete to replace obsolete or malfunctioning electronics throughout the Defense Department.