Defense IT

Sea Hawk

Navy laser mine detection now operational

The new airborne mine detection system uses blue-green laser technology and the MH-60S helicopter to perform faster mine-sweeping.

high performance computing

High Performance Computing Modernization Program receives SOL Engineering upgrades

New program upgrades and support will improve defense laboratory research, operation simulations, and computational data analysis.


Army: We will be challenged to maintain EW superiority

Army leaders expect space, cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum to be increasingly challenged.


Army acquires ruggedized combat computer tablets

Notebook-maker Getac is partnering with Trivalent to offer NSA-certified security on combat tablets.

Command and Control

OPED - Consolidating data centers the open standards way

A data center infrastructure built on open standards can ease consolidation and network management burdens.


Special: inside helicopter laser mine detection

The Navy and Northrop Grumman are developing a next-generation laser-oriented mine-hunting technology designed to detect undersea threats.


Navy upgrades Growler Electronic Attack

The Navy’s EA-18G airborne electronic attack airplane gets improved radar jamming, target location technology and air defense suppression capabilities.


Pentagon sees more AI involvement in cybersecurity

Former CIO Terry Halvorsen said fast-developing artificial intelligence will increasingly increase its role in cybersecurity and defense IT.

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