• Unmanned Systems
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (NNSA)

    Los Alamos deploys drone defenses

    The counter-UAS technology is designed to protect a no-drone zone around the lab, which conducts nuclear weapons research. 06/18/2018 Read More

  • Unmanned Systems
    drones (I

    Coast Guard awards $117M drone contract

    Boeing’s Insitu subsidiary wins a five-year, $117 million contract to help deploy small unmanned aircraft across the Coast Guard's fleet of National Security Cutter ships. 06/18/2018 Read More

  • Cloud
    Cloud for the Defense Department

    JEDI's disruption could extend far beyond cloud

    The Defense Department's JEDI initiative is part of a continuum of how innovation has shifted away from the government and to the commercial sector and the implications are only growing. 06/15/2018 Read More

  • IT Infrastructure
    consolidation (By tereez/Shutterstock.com)

    DISA awards $7.5B SETI contract

    Fourteen companies won places on the full-and-open piece of the Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation contract vehicle. 06/15/2018 Read More

  • Acquisition
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    OTA comes under increased scrutiny

    Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards. 06/14/2018 Read More

  • Workforce
    Sen. Mark Warner (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock)

    Defense bill could tackle clearance backlog

    Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process. 06/13/2018 Read More

  • Congress
    global security (welcomia/Shutterstock.com)

    13 cyber provisions in the FY19 NDAA

    The Senate released its text and report for the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Take a look at a few of the biggest cyber provisions that could make it through final passage. 06/11/2018 Read More

  • C4ISR
    worldmap cyber shutterstock

    Navy picks six for $240M ISR services contract

    Six companies win places on a $240.4 million contract vehicle to perform engineering support services for Navy intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. 06/11/2018 Read More

  • Innovation
    Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Help us find DOD's top disruptors

    The Government Innovation Awards recognize the top projects and programs in six critical technology categories. Nominate today! 06/08/2018 Read More

  • Emerging Tech
    IoT

    Air Force announces partnership to push emerging tech

    The Air Force Academy inked a five-year cooperative research and development agreement with telecom giant AT&T to keep better pace with the speed of commercial advancement. 06/08/2018 Read More

  • Cloud
    key in cloud (Blackboard/Shutterstock.com)

    Congress looks to clamp down on DOD cloud plans

    The House defense appropriations bill includes new reporting requirements on the JEDI project and the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud efforts. 06/06/2018 Read More

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