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.

EW

Army: We will be challenged to maintain EW superiority

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

Tablet

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.

ALMDS

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.

Growler

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.

AI

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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