One key to protecting networks: cut bandwidth requirements

A DOD official told Congress that reducing use of bandwidth could help shrink the attack surface for network-enabled systems.

Unmanned plane for launching satellites goes to Phase 2

Plans call for the Experimental Spaceplane to be able fly 10 times in 10 days, at a fraction of the cost of current launches.

Large, sub-hunting drone 'the shape of things to come'

DARPA christens its 132-foot long unmanned ACTUV vessel, setting up open-water tests with the Office of Naval Research.

Army upgrading Apache's 40-year-old sensors

The service is adding a number of upgrades to the attack helicopters, including a more seamless transition from day-to-night views.

DARPA demos sense-and-avoid system

The drop-in ALIAS system, tested in a small drone, helps both manned and unmanned aircraft detect and evade incoming air traffic.

Milley: Robots won't take over the future battlefield soon

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley tells Congress that unmanned systems will plays a significant role in ground combat, but he’s not expecting a revolution in the next 10 years.

Army's latest challenge: cyber awareness on the battlefield

The service is focusing on a software-based prototype model associated with cyber situational awareness.

Army wants drones to act as scouts for ground vehicles

The service is asking for demonstrations of short-distance, low-altitude autonomous UAS navigation.

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