Defense IT


iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot unveils multi-bot tablet controller, improved networking

iRobot announced a multi-robot tablet controller and the uPoint Robot Radio networking solution for first responders and defense forces.

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

Army PEO Aviation expands virtual desktops

The Army Program Executive Office Aviation has expanded its virtual desktop infrastructure with Nutanix appliances to better support handling Army aircraft systems.

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for obfuscated code

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for unbreakable code

DARPA asks researchers to submit proposals for SafeWare, a new approach to code obfuscation that makes software nearly impossible to attack.

Army deputy CIO/G6 Michael Krieger

Krieger molds the defense IT enterprise

Army deputy CIO/G6 Krieger shaped the Army's enterprise as a champion of DODwide data, email and networks.

Washington Navy Yard

An IT office, thrust into the line of fire

The Naval Sea Systems Command’s Information Office, which manages NAVSEA’s IT workforce, was charged with picking up the pieces after a tragedy struck the Navy Yard one year ago.

AppVet speeds mobile devices, apps  to the battlefield

AppVet speeds mobile devices, apps to the battlefield

The NIST AppVet project developed a framework to evaluate hardware and software for off-the-shelf smartphones in military field operations.

The Cray XC40 supercomputer and Cray CS400 cluster supercomputer

DOD orders up more supercomputing power

Supercomputer company Cray won a $26 million contract from the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program.

Sun rising behind the US Capitol

GCN names 2014 executives of the year

GCN names Department of Army Deputy CIO Michael Krieger, Central Intelligence Agency CIO Doug Wolfe and FireEye Inc. Global Government Liaison, Tony Cole as 2014 GCN executives of the year.

A KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor

AF self-starters build load balancing app for refueling

A team from the Air Force’s Software Engineering Office taught themselves the basics of app development well enough to build an app that now saves AF tankers over 30 minutes on in-flight refueling operations.

Navy discovers a cache of IT savings in the cloud

Navy discovers a cache of IT savings in the cloud

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command found the path to cost savings by securely moving “low-impact” information systems, including web sites, small networks and data centers, to the cloud.

Army

Data-rich weapons simulations helps Army cut costs

Engineers at the Army’s Picatinny Arsenal set up a sophisticated simulation facility that helps cut the time and cost of engineering weapons improvements.

Navy ship at sea

Navy signs research pact with Esri to improve ‘battlespace awareness’

The Navy signs a three-year research agreement with Esri to develop software to achieve battlespace information on demand.