Defense IT


NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

NGA on campaign to expand Map of the World

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded 10 contracts this year in a $1.1 billion drive to expand its geospatial resources and build a one-stop shop for data and apps for the military and intelligence communities.

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is expected to launch a research effort to strengthen the resilience and security of military wide-area networks.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the 2014 Reagan National Defense Forum

Hagel outlines new Defense innovation efforts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a new Defense Innovation Initiative that will identify and develop advanced technologies, ensuring that the United States has a competitive technological advantage.

Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the Army

Lighter communications key to Army’s future

It's critical that the communication infrastructure be ready at all times – from installation to the point of need, said Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell, the Army's CIO/G-6.

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

The Navy has been able to troubleshoot and repair programming errors before software is deployed using HP’s Fortify Software Security Center product.

Navy christens ERP financial management system

Navy christens ERP 1.1 financial management system

The Naval Supply System Command’s Weapon Systems Support unit completes the transition of its financial systems to new enterprise resource planning system.

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.