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Shourjya Mookerjee

Shourjya Mookerjee is a former associate editor for GCN.
Defense Systems

Air Force tests out counter-drone technology

The easily transportable device uses high-power microwaves to disrupt drone swarms.

Defense Systems

The Pentagon and UMD to launch intel-focused research center

The Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security will focus on basic and applied research for the security and intelligence communities.

Defense Systems

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.

Defense Systems

Can digital twins add value to undersea drone missions?

DARPA wants to know how digital twins of unmanned undersea vehicles can overcome communication challenges to improve fleet operations.

Defense Systems

Texas Military Department opens 3D-printed barracks

The 3,800 square-foot structure, which is the largest 3D-printed structure in North America, cost one third as much as traditional facilities to build and is expected to last for decades.

Defense Systems

Can tech protect R&D from foreign adversaries?

The Air Force Research Laboratory wants to assess the risks posed by researchers who may be passing R&D to foreign adversaries.

Defense Systems

DOD rolls out AR/VR technology at 5G testbed

The Defense Department has begun deploying 5G-powered augmented reality/virtual reality systems for mission planning and training at some of its 5G testbed sites.

Defense Systems

West Point eyes cloud-based Common App platform

To widen the pool of applicants and collect data on prospective students, West Point is looking to a cloud-based Common Application platform.