Defense IT


3D printed drone

3-D printing on the fly

The Army Research Laboratory is looking for ways to quickly get customized 3-D printed drones into soldiers’ hands.

Identity search engine compares biometrics to watch lists

Identity search engine compares biometrics to watch lists

MorphoTrust’s automated biometric identification system helps warfighters on the ground verify identities with a search engine that registers and compares biometric features against data on file.

gray eagle UAS

Army building universal controller for drones

A common control interface will allow pilots to operate more than one type of unmanned aircraft.

Skin sensing camera

AF prototypes skin-sensing camera

The system developed at the Air Force Institute of Technology detects melanin to differentiate human skin from other materials.

Autodesk REM

Air Force adopts 3-D energy modeling

A rapid energy modeling solution from Autodesk will help Tinker Air Force Base optimize its energy use.

Unmasking malware coders

Unmasking malware coders

Army researchers are working on an algorithm that will help system administrators improve security by more easily identifying malware authors and tracking the origin of threats

ID check at military installation

DOD requires Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses for facility access

The Defense Department will no long accept the driver’s licenses or state-issued identification from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and American Samoa for entrance to its facilities.

Army wants 4G LTE for warfighter network

Army wants 4G LTE for warfighter network

The Army wants to extend its communication capabilities to lower echelons through modular, scalable and interoperable nodes.

Online tool streamlines Army application migration

Online tool streamlines Army application migration

The Army Application Migration Pre-assessment Tool helps systems owners collect the data needed for migration planning.

Army command posts get secure gigbit Wi-Fi

Army command posts get secure gigabit Wi-Fi

The wireless infrastructure will help the Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Tactical Units better adapt to changing conditions in battle or in disaster relief.

Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

Facial recognition app may help spot PTSD

Facial recognition technology now being tested to identify autism in children may help screen for other illnesses, such as post traumatic stress disorder.

What DISA needs for secure networks

What DISA needs for secure networks

Officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency discussed the capabilities it requires for network security.


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