DARPA awards contracts to eight companies for next-generation vehicles that improve protection and functionality without adding armor.
With the Athena Project and other efforts, DOD is looking to adopt innovation concepts perfected in Silicon Valley to speed deployment of new technologies.
The integrated system combines defensive weapons for use against UAS, cruise missiles and other threats.
SCADA enablers and unidirectional gateways offer a predictive advantage against targeted persistent attacks, Waterfall Security’s Andrew Ginter says.
While unmanned aerial systems could be rendered ineffective against more advanced adversaries, Defense Secretary Carter told Congress that the department will continue to invest in these platforms, which will play a role in deterring nations like Russia.
The Army Research Lab is following the lead of the Defense Department and establishing an office on the West Coast to link up with the tech sector.
Despite the vulnerabilities of increasingly connected devices, national security experts outlined manageable ways to curb these concerns.
The agency is looking for innovative mathematical solutions in manufacturing to leverage advances in new technologies such as additive manufacturing.