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A new way to sound the alarm about open-source hacks

Recent attempts to sabotage free-to-use software components have a leading developers group working to spread the word about exploits.

Made in the USA: Defense companies tense as Congress pressures them to buy domestic

A draft version of the 2025 defense authorization act has several provisions targeting China-made critical materials.

The Air Force needs more in-house coders

Andrew Hunter, the service’s lead buyer, said adding experts on staff would make the government a better software customer.

Why DOD’s network agency is SATCOM-curious

The Defense Information Systems Agency is experimenting with multiple satellite communications providers as it works to make the network more resilient.

The Pentagon’s brewing a build-a-cloud program for defense agencies

The young platform, dubbed Olympus, is designed for self-service commercial cloud needs.

There’s ‘still more work to be done’ for DOD on AI

The Pentagon has started to use the technology, but challenges lie ahead.

The Navy is embedding info-warfare chiefs in recruiting commands

It’s part of a new initiative to attract and retain young tech talent.

Air Force adds two EW squadrons

The new squadrons will focus on software capabilities and defending against spoofed signals.

Air Force picks the builder of its next Doomsday planes

Sierra Nevada gets a $13 billion contract to replace the E-4B Nighthawk by 2036.

The Army is trying to identify all the obstacles to adopting AI in 100 days

Launched in March, the effort is looking at poisoned datasets, adversarial attacks, Trojans, and more.

Doctors prefer Pentagon's old health-records system to its new one

User satisfaction "increased minimally" last year for MHS Genesis, the electronic-records system installed under a 2015 contract, a GAO survey found.

Three firms will vie for Marines' $249M loitering-munitions buy

The Organic Precision Fires-Light contract aims to get the weapons to infantry units by 2027.

Space Force outlines vision for hybrid military-commercial-allied mission architectures

New strategy offers guidance on what the USSF wants to buy, but not how much it plans to spend.

New spy-satellite constellation begins launch next month

Seven operational satellites are planned this year, and more through 2028, a senior NRO leader said.

Drones, maps, and storm-tracking in the Pacific

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is working with partner nations in the Indo-Pacific to map the region as part of the Biden administration’s push for security.

The Navy wants to make info-warfare training ubiquitous

The plan is to open three new training centers and integrate nearly two dozen systems into the live, virtual, constructive training environment.

The Pentagon wants to help boost cybersecurity for small contractors

A new strategy outlines how the Defense Department plans to increase security and strengthen relationships across the industrial base.