Defense IT


Soldier avatars drive down testing costs

Soldier avatars to drive down testing costs

The Army could soon be turning to avatars as a less expensive alternative for testing everything from military gear to medical applications.

sense and avoid technology for UAS

DARPA demos optical sense and avoid for drones

The Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System detects oncoming or crossing aircraft and determines the best avoidance strategy.

Army IT: Keep it simple

Army IT: Keep it simple

One Army commander calls for IT systems that are simple enough for nonexperts to operate in the field.

Untethering soldiers with unified capabilities

Untethering soldiers with unified capabilities

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell described how the force wants to give soldiers access to communications technologies no matter their location.

Air Force Reaper UAS

Report sheds light on burgeoning defense drone market

Despite spending reductions across the Defense Department, the military is continuing to invest heavily in drones.

Army describes future enterprise network

Army describes future enterprise network

The Army’s network modernization plan for the years 2025 to 2040 calls on the service’s tech developers and customers to ensure it maintains the edge in the increasingly complex, data-saturated future.

Army seeks microcloud management solutions

Army seeks microcloud management

The Army is looking for a way to manage the microcloud architecture so that it has integrated control of military and commercial cloud assets.

Black hornet drone

Army fills in details on micro drone RFI

Following a request for information asking for Soldier Borne Sensors for individual soldiers, military leaders addressed some configuration and procurement particulars.

Lockheed Martin expands it data security role within VA

Lockheed Martin expands its data security role within VA

Lockheed Martin is expanding its expanding its data security role in the Million Veteran Program as it helps build one of the world’s largest genomic databases.

Tactical Service Orientated Architecture

Marines ready open architecture command and control platform

The Marine Corps is nearing the initial fielding of the Tactical Service Orientated Architecture for consolidating and sharing data in real time.

Army to roll out encrypted Wi-Fi

Army to roll out encrypted Wi-Fi

With a combination of common wireless technology and military-grade encryption, the Army plans to widely deploy Wi-Fi at command posts -- a move officials say will make for much nimbler combat units.

DARPA aims to scale social science research

DARPA aims to scale social science research

Tapping into massive communities of gamers or students could provide a platform to study human behaviors at a previously unreachable scale.


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