Connected Warrior

Army to deploy virtual reality capabilities to combat sexual assault

Lessons on regulatory guidance and more will be provided through the potential new training.

The Pentagon shifts to maximum telework as omicron surges

The Pentagon is urging personnel to use maximum telework as coronavirus infections spike in the Washington, D.C. region.

Could faster buying undermine electronic warfare prep?

Some measures that protect weapons systems against electronic vulnerabilities can be “pushed aside” during rapid acquisitions, according to David Tremper, the electronic warfare director for the Defense Department.

DARPA seeks ‘top chef’ for 3D printed food

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants ideas for turning cellular biomass into safe, visually appealing, edible and palatable food that can support the military and civilians when traditional food is unavailable.

Is reform enough for the U.S. to keep its technological edge?

Mike Brown, the director of the Defense Innovation Unit, said the acquisition reform is needed for the requirements, budgeting processes.

Naval Postgraduate School tests 5G maritime solutions

Research with AT&T’s 5G networking and edge computing capabilities will support 5G-focused experiments incorporating artificial intelligence, data analytics, the internet of things, machine learning, robotics and smart base solutions.

How the Air Force is tackling electronic warfare challenges

The Air Force is on high alert when it comes to electromagnetic spectrum threats. But extensive system updates pose a risk.

Tracking physical responses, target accuracy to enhance combat marksmanship

The Office of Naval Research is testing whether technology can help it spot dips in warfighters’ performance or lethality.

Air Force chief software officer to resign

The Air Force's first chief software officer, Nicolas Chaillan, will step down from his role in October, citing lack of funding and being "unempowered to fix basic IT issues."

Can digital twins add value to undersea drone missions?

DARPA wants to know how digital twins of unmanned undersea vehicles can overcome communication challenges to improve fleet operations.

Defending against attacks on vehicle networks

Army researchers are using machine learning to help the in-vehicle network identify the optimal way to shuffle the frequency and bandwidth allocation of IP addresses to deliver effective, long-term moving target defense for computerized vehicles.

Can JADC2 fly without budget reform?

Tim Grayson, the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Strategic Technology Office, said there's a risk that "monolithic platforms get replaced with monolithic architectures."

How sensors are igniting a new era for defense testing and simulation

To ensure national security and mission success, government and industry must come together to create standards for multisensory systems that use open architecture and modular, secure systems.

Army tests network security, cyber tools in war games

Army officials said the Joint Warfighting Assessment exercise demonstrated that while the Army was able to create and share data across a multi-partner environment in a multi-partner network, the constructed virtual environment had its limitations.

Army modernization under scrutiny amid planned budget cuts

Lawmakers worry the Army's modernization efforts could be undermined by a flat budget proposal for fiscal 2022.

Accelerating information availability to support mission-critical decisions

Because of the scalable design, object stores can hold almost endless amounts of data for long periods of time whether collecting performance and maintenance data from a jet fighter or planning logistics for materiel distribution.

Democratizing AI for DOD: Seizing a competitive advantage

The U.S. and its allies must do more to build an AI-capable workforce and transform the Defense Department’s culture to embrace artificial intelligence.