C4ISR

How the Air Force Is Preparing for Good and Bad Comms in the Pacific

The service’s top lab is also working on commercial cloud offerings and facilitating classified software development.

You Get a Software Factory! And You Get a Software Factory!

DISA’s Vulcan program aims to give defense agencies and field activities all the tools they need to improve their software development practices.

Pentagon Creates Team to Improve SecDef’s IT

A new directorate will serve as a bridge between the Office of the Secretary of Defense and IT service providers.

Small Radios On Armored Vehicles Will Be a Big Step Toward the Army's Networked Future

The challenges include trying to install them and making sure they don’t run out of range.

How Will the Military Use 5G? A New Drone Experiment Offers Clues

High-speed networking promises to help bring AI to bear on floods of battlefield sensor data.

Anduril Unveils Deployable Military Operations Center

The company hopes the military will test its tech during an upcoming exercise.

DOD Must Put Software at the Core of Its Operations, Report Says

The CIA's chief technology officer and the former head of the Air Force's Project Maven want to yank the Pentagon out of the industrial age into the digital age.

Shield Critical Infrastructure from Electromagnetic Pulses, DHS Says

The National Public Warning System offers a model for defending other vital systems and services.

Marines Hone Future Concepts with Dune Buggies, Liaison Officers, and Many Radios

The giant RIMPAC exercise helped the Corps test their newest type of agile unit within a multinational force.

CISA's Cyber Info-Sharing Program Didn't Always Deliver, Watchdog Says

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is supposed to give more than 300 agencies and firms the info they need to fix vulnerabilities. That hasn't always happened, the DHS inspector general found.

A Navy Cyber Effort Is Fixing Thousands of Holes—and Building Tech Talent

A 10th Fleet operation gives tech-curious reservists some training and a real-world mission.

Pass the CHIPS Act

Two former senior defense and intelligence leaders lay out the case for Congressional action to help the U.S. semiconductor industry.

How Much Does Bad Software Cost DOD? Lawmakers Want to Know

The House Armed Services Committee's version of the defense authorization act is getting a provision asking the Pentagon to account for wasted money and lost productivity caused by poorly performing software.

Flowers for Joyce

She has all these tools to help. Why doesn't she feel helped?

A Navy 'Cattle Drive' Has Saved $150M in IT Costs

The service's two-year-old effort to consolidate computer systems is to be duplicated across the Pentagon.

US Army Is Battle-Testing Cloud Computing

Various commands are trying out the service's cArmy infrastructure for common operating pictures, training, and more.

White House Sounds Alarm on Threat from Quantum Computers

New directive orders the government to work with industry on security that can stand up to tomorrow’s quantum-powered decryption tools.