Defense IT


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.

DOD CIO awards

DOD CIO winners honored for security, savings

The Department of Defense announced its 2015 Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and IT Excellence winners.

AF seeks security solutions with kill chain integration, spectrum awareness

AF seeks security solutions with kill chain integration, spectrum awareness

Through a recently issued broad agency announcement, the Air Force is seeking to address kill chain integration and full spectrum awareness of emerging threats.

Meet DAVE, DOD’s acquisition reporting system

Meet DAVE, DOD’s acquisition reporting system

The Department of Defense is continuing to build out the Defense Acquisition Visibility Environment to replace its legacy reporting system.

DARPA seeks toolset for complex adaptive systems

DARPA seeks toolset for complex adaptive systems

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency aims to provide a deeper understanding of system component interactions and a unified view of system behaviors.

Joint Enterprise Network Manager (JENM) equipment

Army-Navy collaboration hints at next-gen joint force communications

The Army’s Joint Enterprise Network Manager is supporting radios on the Navy’s next-gen satellite communications system.

ARL finds untapped brain power with EEGs

Army finds untapped brain power with EEGs

Researchers at the Army Research Lab are developing methods for using EEGs to improve soldiers’ performance.

Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell goes lean and green with passive optical LAN

A passive optical LAN recently installed at Fort Campbell by Tellabs boosted savings, energy efficiency and security.

Firstnet DISA procurement spectrum management

Mutually assured instruction: FirstNet, DISA team on contracts, spectrum management

When the Defense Information Systems Agency used its experience with complex IT contracts to help FirstNet with its initial contract, it got lessons in spectrum management in return.


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