Defense IT

DARPA looks to build a foundation for systems-of-systems

The CASCADE program aims develop new mathematical that would enable complex, dynamic systems that aren’t currently possible.

Air Force adds 10 companies to $10B cybersecurity program

The 10 large companies will join six small businesses in competing for work under the five-year deal.

Army looks outside the box in its Cyber Innovation Challenge

The service will use Other Transaction agreements, which operate outside normal procurement rules, to work on prototypes with non-traditional vendors.

US approves sale of Global Hawks to Japan

The State Department has OK’d the possible sale of three of the high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft, to be used for ISR.

Carter: DOD no longer drives innovation

During remarks at George Washington University, the defense secretary said government, instead of creating groundbreaking technologies, must now keep up with the commercial sector.

Navy backs development of first 'data barge'

A startup is building the first floating data center at a naval facility in California.

Raytheon tests help get GPS III closer to reality

The company announced the successful tests of the Launch and Checkout System and the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, both of which will support the launch of GPS III satellites.

How cyber turns networks into weapons systems

Top commanders across the military have asserted that IT networks are not just services but warfighting platforms in the new cyber domain.