Defense IT

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Navy aims to boost energy, data center efficiency at California bases

With assistance from Schneider Electric, the Navy expects to increase the reliability and capacity of the facilities, reduce overall operational and maintenance costs and add renewable sources to the its energy portfolio.

Services push new mobile apps

Services push new mobile apps

The Army and Navy produced new mobile applications recently to help improve soldier readiness and increase access to mandatory training.

Proving ground aims to spur rapid fielding of cyber tech

Proving ground aims to spur rapid fielding of cyber tech

To counter the pace of cyberattacks, the new Air Force Cyber Proving Ground aims to rapidly get cyber tools to operators.

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Temporary fix delivers big gains for Marine Corps logistics system

An interim solution for the Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps upgrade project is already making a big difference for users.

What comes after common access cards?

What comes after common access cards?

The future of authentication could start with mobile devices and apps that track user location and behavior, DISA Director Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn said.

DOD officials push back on civil cyber support

DOD officials push back on civil cyber support critiques

During a recent panel discussion, Pentagon officials pushed back on criticisms that there is lack of clarity on how the Defense Department will respond to domestic cyberattacks.

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NSA's Quade: ‘Milware’ defense requires automated security

Integrating automation into network defenses will become increasingly important as threats become more sophisticated and diverse.

Navy demos anti-mine drone

Navy demos anti-mine drone

In recent exercises Navy tested how unmanned underwater vehicles can disable mines.

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New Stanford course teaches Defense innovation

Hacking for Defense applies lean start-up principles to problems in the Defense and intelligence communities.

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.

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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.

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