Defense IT


LINC crowdsources challenges like tunnel detection

DOD looks to crowdsource solutions to operational problems

The Laboratory Innovation Crowdsourcing portal posts challenges for government solvers on behalf of those who combat terrorism.

Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

Drone defense options grow from detection to disruption

While detecting drones can be a challenge, thwarting them once discovered can be even more difficult.

Detecting insider threats in virtual environments

NGA seeks insider threat detection tech for virtual networks

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is looking for capabilities to bolster authentication and track activity across its virtual networks.

The Global Combat Support System-Army delivers “one version of the truth” for Army logistics data anytime, anywhere.

Transforming 40,000 databases into one consolidated logistics system

The Global Combat Support System-Army seeks to deliver “one version of the truth” for Army logistics data anytime, anywhere.

eDIVO mobile application puts a reference library in divisions officers’ pockets

eDIVO app puts a reference library in divisions officers’ pockets

Two junior officers’ idea for making critical information more accessible at sea sparked the eDIVO mobile application, which is now used throughout the Navy.

ONR tests underwater robots

Drones of the deep: ONR tests underwater robots

The Office of Naval Research successfully tested a series of unmanned underwater systems, including robotic arms that neutralize undersea mines.

Cyber defense front and center at NIE

Cyber defense front and center at NIE

Officials described the increased focus on cybersecurity and cyber defense at the semi-annual Network Integration Evaluation.

Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

Air Force successfully tests wearable biometric sensors

A flexible and wearable patch, the BioStampRC monitors performance and body signatures from electrocardiogram to temperature.

Costly blimp surveillance program is looking a little deflated

Costly blimp surveillance program is looking a little deflated

A 17-year Pentagon program to guard against aerial threats using aerostats is facing widespread criticism.

Air-ground coordination lets soldiers call in air strikes from tablets

Air-ground coordination lets soldiers call in air strikes from tablets

The Persistent Close Air Support prototype gives ground troops a way to coordinate with pilots to command an air strike with as few as three clicks.

Report: Military lagging in IoT adoption

Report: Military lagging in IoT adoption

Although the Internet of Things can cut costs and increase efficiency, lethality and survivability, a new report suggests the military has been slow to embrace it.

ONR moves to protect ships’ systems from cyberattacks

ONR moves to protect ships’ systems from cyberattacks

The Office of Naval Research is spearheading a program to protect against cyberattacks to onboard physical infrastructure.


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