Defense IT


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Big names missing from $5B ADMC 3 contract

The Army received 58 bids for Army Desktop and Mobile Computing 3, which is their preferred vehicle for buying desktop, laptop and mobile computing devices as well as peripherals.

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Laser comms from space gets another test

NASA prepares to demonstrate laser communications in a relay experiment from geosynchronous orbit.

Air Force

New Air Force unit aims to protect weapons systems from cyber attacks

Air Force Materiel Command has created a Cyber Resilience Office for Weapons Systems to protect large platforms and weapons.

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Navy NGEN-R will help merge U.S. and global IT networks

Navy developers hope to foster a globally integrated global service delivery model by connecting domestic and internationally-based data bases and IT systems.

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DARPA Discovers "GPS-Like" undersea drone connectivity

Emerging DARPA technology connects undersea drones with low-frequency sonar.

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Navy tests new stealth F-35C upgraded Helmet Mounted Display

Pilots using the new 3 HMD will be able to see sensor information, targeting data and other flight data directly from a helmet visor.

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Air Force to defend B-52 with laser weapons

An Air Force Research Lab program is testing experimental versions of an externally-mounted laser pod that can track and destroy attacking enemy missiles.

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Air Force tests massive B-2 sensor upgrade

New Air Force sensor technology and software will permit the stealth aircraft to evade advanced air defenses.

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