Euro effort demos secure, interoperable communications

European partners claim they have demonstrated the ability to use a common radio waveform for tactical communications.

Analytics could be the key to cyber defense

DOD officials talk about the automated, big data tools that could do a lot to protect DOD networks.

To keep pace, military targets rapid prototyping and faster acquisition

Officials have expressed exasperation over the bulky acquisition process, which does not scale at “cyber speed.”

An Air Force parachute jumper demonstrates BATDOK.

Widespread battle-ready wearables likely still far off

Despite technology improvements, an Air Force scientist says a majority of wearable devices aren’t ready for the field.

Army looks to boost security, bandwidth with network modernization

Officials say open standards, cloud architectures are keys to making their network more efficient and effective.

DARPA awards deals to develop vanishing delivery drones

The research agency's ICARUS program is looking for small UAS that can delivery supplies to deployed forces and then disappear.

Air Force nearing completion of satellite communications system

The service gives Lockheed a $48 million contract modification to finish work on AEHF, which is replacing the Milstar constellation.

Neural chip could aid voice recognition, man-machine learning

KnuEdge, a tech startup founded by former NASA boss Daniel Goldin, has emerged from stealth mode, claiming it can revolutionize the human-machine interface.

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