DARPA seeks ‘top chef’ for 3D printed food

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants ideas for turning cellular biomass into safe, visually appealing, edible and palatable food that can support the military and civilians when traditional food is unavailable.

Army seeks to leverage native analytics for supply chain resilience

The Army wants to be able to use the data analytics already in its logistics systems to be better prepared for supply chain vulnerabilities.

Telehealth app helps medical staff find specialists

With the National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network app, users can set up virtual critical care wards and help medical staff find available remote experts by searching for an on-duty provider by specialty.

DOD smooths funding path for entrepreneurs

The Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal makes it easier for entrepreneurs to present great ideas to the Defense Department.

Cyber talent pipeline for DOD contractors

Old Dominion University’s School of Cybersecurity is training cyber experts to be fluent in the Defense Department’s cybersecurity requirements so they can help defense contractors stay secure.

DIU tests portable private 5G network for responders

Responders arriving first at a remote incident can launch a private cellular network using a vehicle-mounted, backpack, hand-carried or wearable node.

Coast Guard plans mobile access to law enforcement database

The Coast Guard is looking to give its enforcement personnel access to its safety and law enforcement database via mobile apps.

Private networks speed 5G deployments

Private networks offer the fastest way to deploy and control a 5G network environment, increasing broadband speed and coverage and leveraging network splicing.

Army data fabric to unify tactical, enterprise networks

The Army expects its common data fabric will allow it to easily send data back and forth from legacy and business systems to the tactical edge.

AF expands 5G to 7 Reserve Command installations

The addition of commercial cellular infrastructure will enable reservists and responders to work more efficiently at the edge.

Tech advances, continuous training build contracting compliance

Applying new technologies and incremental training will help agencies increase their overall compliance with evolving requirements and focus their training processes where the need is the greatest.

FirstNet to be deployed at 15 Air Force bases

The public safety network will provide secure and interoperable communications between Air Force first responders and the local public safety organizations.

DOD launches 'continuous vetting'

In a partially automated process, continuous vetting checks a variety of data sources and flags employees’ concerning behavior or circumstances as part of the security clearance process.

DISA restructures cloud office

The Defense Information Systems Agency has created a new office that combines its Cloud Computing Program Office with DISA's services directorate and ecosystem.

Ransomware threats calls for tough conversations

As ransomware attacks on U.S. public and private organizations increase, the federal government may have to have tough conversations with other nations, especially as the lines between nation-state and criminal actors blur.

Naval Postgraduate School tests 5G maritime solutions

Research with AT&T’s 5G networking and edge computing capabilities will support 5G-focused experiments incorporating artificial intelligence, data analytics, the internet of things, machine learning, robotics and smart base solutions.

Space BACN: DARPA’s vision for satellite communications

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to build a low-cost, high-speed reconfigurable optical datalink to interconnect low-Earth Orbit satellites.