Defense Systems

No phishing: Navy uses automation, data analytics to protect seagoing networks

10th Fleet is also working to help ships’ cyber defenders reach back to experts on land.

Business

'Unexpected’ engineering slows price negotiations on USAF radar plane

Air Force officials thought the E-7 would more closely resemble UK’s Wedgetails.

Threats

Navy robot ships on a 15-year path to operating ‘at speed and scale,’ CNO says

Adm. Franchetti’s plans to compete with China include better networks, unmanned infrastructure, and a new robotics rating for sailors.

Business

Air Force will narrow its pool of robot wingman vendors within ‘next few months’

The service might be able to pick three companies for the next stage of the competition—if industry shares some of the cost burden.

Threats

It takes Europe at least a year to fill a Ukrainian order for artillery shells

And it's hard to buy 155mm ammunition from non-Western nations that make it, the Estonian defense ministry’s top civil servant said.

Defense Systems

The Navy is building dashboards for its connect-everything effort

A conversation with Rebellion Defense about its new contract for Project Overmatch.

Threats

Russia is using SpaceX’s Starlink satellite devices in Ukraine, sources say

Elon Musk’s company, once hailed for aiding the besieged country, now appears to be helping its invaders as well.

Threats

Expect China to attack US infrastructure within 3 years, MITRE CTO says

The US needs to figure out how to disconnect its industrial-control systems from its networks—and fast, says a top leader of the defense R&D not-for-profit.

Defense Systems

In shakeup, Army cancels planned scout helo, will retire two drones

After sinking nearly $2 billion into the FARA program, service leaders decide "enduring, unmanned, and space-based assets" would do the job better.

Exclusive Policy

US may cut info-warfare assets as China, Russia expand influence ops

Key psyops units may get squeezed by a Pentagon effort to trim special-operations forces.

Threats

Read CISA's security checklist for election offices

From foreign interference to domestic extremists, state and local election officials face more threats than ever.

Threats

How the FBI hamstrung a Chinese hacker group

U.S. operatives tricked its botnet into deleting malware from hundreds of networked devices, a cybersecurity firm reports.