Defense IT


Combating Trafficking in Persons training app

Training for combatting human trafficking goes mobile

JKO releases a mobile app for DOD’s Trafficking in Person’s general awareness training.

3D printing

Army preps on-the-spot 3D printing process for the battlefield

The Army Research Lab and Purdue University develop a process that would let soldiers repair damaged parts on aircraft and ground vehicles on the spot.

America

America's Army ready to deploy to new Proving Grounds

The popular game’s new versions features tactical missions with small, self-contained units, reflecting the present-day Army.

VA apps

Mobile apps are key to VA's New Models of Care program

The department is piloting programs to help developers get their apps up to VA's standards. Note to developers: Know your Scrum.

The GCN Awards presentation

15 IT projects win 2013 GCN Awards

GCN honors projects, ranging from USDA's satellite-based anti-fraud program to the world's biggest public-sector hackathon, for excellence in IT innovation and performance.

Pilot training with Christie simulation

Christie projector ready to tackle government simulations

With 6,300 lumens of power, the new Matrix DLP model, is designed to deliver simulations in any environment.

Panasonic ToughPad FZ-G1

Tablets for government: Panasonic ToughPad FZ-G1

Panasonic's ToughPad FZ-G1 is a Windows 8 Pro tablet rugged enough to be used in practically any environment. But when multiple options are in use, its power consumption might be an issue.

Warrior Web prototype studies the stress on soldiers

Army's exoskeleton to help soldiers carry the load

In order to reduce soldiers' fatigue and injury, the Warrior Web prototype reduces the stress on the troops who carry 100 pounds or more of equipment.

iRobot 110 FirstLook

Throwable robot takes the point in dangerous situations

The 110 FirstLook from iRobot can be tossed through a window or over a wall, then explore its surroundings while sending back images.

Service member with an iPad

DOD building its own secure 4G wireless network

The Pentagon expects to have its own network up and running by next year, as part of its new push for better cybersecurity.

Weather forecasting model from NAVGEM

Navy's new NAVGEM sharpens its global weather forecasting

A Naval Research Lab team develops a more efficient set of algorithms to increase the resolution of its maps.

Peeking into phone metadata

NSA's intell gathering puts the spotlight on metadata

Metadata is valuable for extracting knowledge from smaller subsets of data for intelligence-gathering as well as for energy, weather and public safety research, experts say.