Defense IT


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.

Crowdsourcing to predict global conflict?

Can crowdsourcing decipher the roots of armed conflict?

The Correlates of War project, a long-standing project that studies the history of warfare, is now experimenting with crowdsourcing as a way to improve its global conflict database.

Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

Army scores NFL funding for brain injury mitigation tech

The Army Research Lab recently won funding as a finalist in the Head Health Challenge II for its solution to mitigate and prevent head injuries.

Air Force seeks software for distributed adaptive planning

Air Force seeks software for distributed adaptive planning

The Air Force Research Laboratory is looking for software that will allow continuity of air, space and cyber operations even when communications capabilities are reduced.

Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

Government trainers take a page from the NFL playbook

A real-time performance intelligence system gives military and law enforcement trainers unprecedented insight into trainee performance.

VM-aware storage speeds drone training

VM-aware storage speeds drone training

A VM-aware storage solution addressed performance issues when training pilots for unmanned aerial systems.

ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

ONR builds an immersive future with mixed reality

The Office of Naval Research’s new laboratory leverages both augmented and virtual reality for more efficient and cost-effective training, maintenance and operations.

National Guard cyber protection teams

National Guard expands cyber protection teams

A joint New York-New Jersey team was one of 13 new cyber units the Guard announced it would activate throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.

DARPA wants to shrink LIDAR tech

DARPA wants to shrink LIDAR tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency aims to reduce the size of traditional, bulky telescoping devices by transferring their light-catching powers to flat, inexpensive, saucer-sized semiconductors.

Self-righting software for tipped-over robots

Self-righting software for tipped-over robots

An engineer with the Army Research Lab is developing software to help robots right themselves when they fall over.

A Modular Detection and Response System robot

Robotic vehicles drive battlefield innovations

Soldiers may soon be able to use several autonomous robots for beyond-line-of-sight communications and targeting.

Air Force CIO outlines IT efficiency priorities

Air Force CIO outlines IT efficiency priorities

Lt. Gen. William Bender describes ways his service can become more IT efficient.


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