DOD's future security, info sharing will ride on the cloud

CIO Terry Halvorsen tells Congress that a virtual cloud environment -- attainable in five years -- could improve security and allow cooperation with traditional and non-traditional partners.

A JLTV prototype.

Army adds $243M to tactical vehicle contract

The deal to Oshkosh Defense reinforces the services commitment, which could grow to $60 billion, to the next-generation Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.

DOJ files charges against 3 Syrian Electronic Army members

Three SEA members were named in a pair of criminal complaints for a variety of malicious online activity.

Army still catching flak for tactical intell system

Despite the Army's recent efforts to make improvements, a former DIA chief says the service should move away from the current version of DCGS-A.

Lockheed Martin renews push for hypersonic spy plane

The contractor claims it could deliver a hypersonic demonstrator of the SR-72 for under $1 billion.

Navy orders more radar jammers to protect Hornet fighters

An $88.3 million contract modification with Exelis will provide more electronic warfare systems to defend against radar-guided missiles.

Big data approach for UAS situational awareness

Simulyze uses big data analytics to provide a clearer picture of what happening around UAS operations.

General Atomics

Should drone training be a joint operation?

Some in DOD are recommending a departmentwide UAS training strategy, but Army and Air Force leaders say their systems and missions are too different.

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