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  1. DARPA's Warrior Web program is developing a 'smart suit' to boost warfighter performance and to reduce injury and fatigue while carrying heavy loads. DARPA

    VIDEO: Army evaluates efficiency-boosting, biologically inspired smart suits

    DARPA's Web Warrior program is developing fatigue-reducing exosuits

    • 9:15 AM
  2. Airbus develops Bundeswehr radio

    Program will program is improve the Bundeswehr's mobile and jam-resistant voice and data communications.

    • 1:56 PM
  3. Gallium arsenide market to reach $500 million

    Sales of a chemical which is a major component of military electronics are expected to rise rapidly.

    • 1:40 PM
  4. DCNS and Airbus are developing plans to equip an unmanned naval helicopter with weapons, sensors and other gear. DCNS Concept

    Airbus developing ship-based UAV

    French shipbuilder DCNS is collaborating on the project to further develop the unmanned helicopter, called Tanan.

    • 4:49 PM
  5. Eyes on the Threat: A US Air Force tactical air control party member (left) observes the compass and the area while an Air Force combat controller talks on the radio during Emerald Warrior 2014 on Hurlburt Field, Florida, May 1. A new US Special Operations Command program would use online information to give operators on the ground a better view of nearby threats. Senior Airman Colville McFee/ / 3rd Combat Camera

    SOCOM wants to data-mine the open web

    AVATAR program would be run by SOCOM staffers at the 'tactical, strategic and operational levels' of action.

    • 4:42 PM
  6. The global market for airborne ISR systems is expected to grow in future years. Boeing

    Airborne ISR market to reach $28 billion

    The U.S., China, Russia and India are the largest buyers.

    • 4:08 PM
  7. US soldiers perform pre-launch checks on a Patriot missile launcher as part of a field training exercise. A Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments report suggests that the Army use land-based forces to deny access to the air and sea, defend coastlines and constrain enemy movements. Airman 1st Class Maeson L. Elleman/ / Air Force

    Report: Army should embrace anti-access/area-denial mission

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recommended the Army return to an old mission on the home front.

    • 12:04 PM
  8. DISA will continue to maintain cloud security requirements, provision authorizations and design architecture for cloud access points, says CTO David Mihelcic.

    DISA shifts cloud focus to security, integration

    As DISA backs off from being DoD's cloud broker, its emphasis is evolving.

    • 9:33 AM
  9. DARPA is seeking seeking solutions and nontraditional contributors for next-generation, decreased-footprint ground-vehicle technologies as part of its GVX-T program. DARPA

    VIDEO: DARPA seeks next-gen ground-vehicle tech

    The Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program looks to advance armored vehicles' situational awareness, mobility and survival.

    • 5:22 PM
  10. Insitu's ScanEagle 2, the next generation of its revolutionary ScanEagle platform. Insitu

    ScanEagle 2 is here

    The sequel to ScanEagle has custom-designed propulsion, more payload options than its predecessor.

    • 4:30 PM
  11. VIDEO: Fire Scout passes sloped landing test

    The exercise demonstrates the rotary-wing UAV's ability to land on a ship's deck.

    • 4:09 PM
  12. With the threat of a return of sequestration's sweeping spending cuts, Pentagon budget planners remain largely in limbo. STAFF / AFP/Getty Images

    Defense budget outlook offers few bright spots

    Cyber and IT may be among the few areas that see spending increase, TechAmerica predicts.

    • Oct 30, 2014
  13. Guinness World Records representative presents the world record certificate for the fastest integrated circuit amplifier to a DARPA and Northrop Grumman team. Northrop Grumman Corp.

    Guinness recognizes DARPA breakthrough

    New terahertz circuit promises to open up new areas of research and application

    • Oct 29, 2014
  14. DISA takes early step toward finding secure mobile contractor

    Sources-sought notice lays out the daunting requirements for interested companies.

    • Oct 29, 2014
    Northrop Grumman's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has achieved initial operating capability. Northrop Grumman

    Advanced Hawkeye declared operational

    Northrop Grumman has already delivered 15 planes.

    • 4:11 PM
  15. The iRobot 510 PackBot. iRobot

    iRobot takes Navy contracts

    The company will supply Man Transportable Robotic System robots and upgrades.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  16. A Ukrainian soldier mans a checkpoint in the village of Bugas, in the Donetsk region, on Oct. 24. The US military must prepare for wars fought with proxy forces, such as pro-Russian forces in Ukraine. Alexander Khudoteply / AFP/Getty Images

    Military braces for more unconventional warfare

    The external sponsorship of insurgent and separatist movements is a popular strategy.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  17. Boeing's AWACS business extends to Europe. Boeing

    U.S. military sales to allies tops $34B in 2014

    Blockbuster deals helped defense firms continue to post strong numbers despite slowing of spending by the Pentagon.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  18. Rafael Ltd. is developing ship-based versions of Iron Dome, the system credited with intercepting nearly 90 percent of the thousands of Gaza-launched rockets designated as direct threats to the Israeli home front in last summer's 50-day war. David Buimovitch / AFP

    Israeli firm adapts Iron Dome for intercepts at sea

    Rafael floats ship-based concept, in very early stages of development, at Euronaval Exhibition.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  19. Global electronic warfare market to reach $13.2B in 10 years

    The global electronic warfare systems market is expected to reach $13.2 billion by 2024, reflecting a compound annual growth rate of 2.68 percent from the current $10.2 billion, according to market research firm Strategic Defense Intelligence.

    • Oct 28, 2014
  20. A US Marine walks ahead of 'Big Dog,' a technology effort by Boston Dynamics. The company was purchased by Google last year. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

    DoD accelerates tech acquisition initiatives

    The Pentagon's civilian leaders are charging ahead on programs, but opinions are mixed on how successful they can be.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  21. US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno talks with a group of executives at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting and exposition on October 15 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

    Sequestration will hit technology programs hard, Army warns

    The service may suffer serious impacts to modernization programs and readiness if budget cuts persist.

    • Oct 28, 2014
  22. Army seeks intel trainer

    The system will be used for military intelligence-specific training at home-station training areas, combat training centers and Reserve and National Guard locations.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  23. Russia lacks weapons for armed UAVs

    No certified ammunition exists, according to manufacturer.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  24. NGA picks Harris for $770M data contract

    The company will create geospatial products for the Pacific, Africa and the Americas.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  25. Sailors assigned to the air department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard check email. U.S. Navy

    Navy selects Dell to pilot cloud email

    The Navy is exploring Microsoft cloud services for its reserve components.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  26. Among the federal programs Sen. Tom Coburn has criticized as wasteful is the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, sometimes referred to as the Iron Man suit. Gareth Cattermole/ / Getty Images

    In final 'Wastebook,' Coburn hits DoD 'Iron Man,' missile defense programs

    Retiring senator's annual attack on federal spending criticizes Pentagon programs, among others.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  27. Army officials are reminding soldiers who use thermal weapon sights and other high-battery-drain gear to power them with lithium batteries for top performance. Army

    PEO Soldier issues reminder to use lithium batteries in gear

    Alkaline batteries are 'suitable, but not optimal' for equipment that drains power fast.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  28. Engility wins Marine intel contract

    Company will support Marines' Director of Intelligence in developing ISR system.

    • Oct 24, 2014
  29. A Marine EA-6B 2 Prowler with Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 takes off in Afghanistan. A 1,000-pound jamming system pod fell off of a Prowler while it was flying over Arizona on Oct. 13. Marine Corps

    Jamming pod falls off Marine Corps Prowler mid-flight

    Marines recovered the pod, which contains sensors able to locate the source of enemy communications.

    • Oct 28, 2014
  30. Soldiers working with civilians from PEO C3T install commercial IP packages at the Army's Landstuhl, Germany, Regional Hub Node. The node will be the hub for the communications network in support of the Operational United Assistance, aiding the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. U.S. Army

    Army setting up comms for Ebola response in West Africa

    The Army is working to coordinate crisis response in Liberia.

    • Oct 27, 2014
  31. From left to right: Jean-Yves Le Drian, French minister of defense; Pascale Sourisse, senior vice president for international development for Thales; Maj. Gen. Hamad Bin Ali Al Attiyah, Qatar minister of state for defense affairs; Abdulaziz Falah Al-Dosari, assistant for technology to the minister of state for defense affairs. Thales

    Thales to provide military SATCOM for Qatar

    Thales is also bidding for work on the new Qatari naval forces base, which is expected to be operational in 2017.

    • Oct 24, 2014
  32. Bob Kimball is Chief Technology Officer, Ciena Government Solutions. Courtesy Photo

    Cyber resilience: Why networks matter

    To encourage a more stable, safe and resilient cyberspace, President Obama issued Executive Order 13636 in early 2013, which called for the establishment of a set of security standards for critical infrastructure, including military operations.

    • Oct 24, 2014
  33. The US Air Force's E-8 joint surveillance target attack radar system aircraft is built by Northrop Grumman. The aircraft provide ground commanders with ISR. Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi/ / US Air Force

    Questions ahead for JSTARS replacement

    Congress could put a halt to the effort to replace the attack radar system aircraft fleet.

    • Oct 23, 2014
  34. DoD has awarded a contract for a collision warning system to protect manned, unmanned aircraft. File

    DoD picks Defense Research for UAV anti-collision contract

    The planned warning system can aid both manned and unmanned aircraft.

    • Oct 23, 2014
  35. Lockheed Martin has joined Northrop Grumman in protesting a US Air Force award to Raytheon for the 3DELRR program, which will replace the existing TPS-75 radar system, above. Staff Sgt. Nathanael Callon/ / US Air Force

    Lockheed joins protest of USAF radar award

    Northrop Grumman has already raised an objection to Raytheon's win.

    • Oct 23, 2014
  36. Mobility services will be among the capabilities Defense Department users can purchase through the Defense Information Systems Agency's new online storefront, launching Oct. 31. U.S. Marines

    DISA storefront goes live Oct. 31

    The Defense Information Systems Agency's new online storefront will go live with network offerings on Oct. 31.

    • Oct 29, 2014
  37. LTC LaMont Hall warns industry that the Army will bounce its equipment across the desert in a truck. File

    Industry's role in WIN-T

    The Army needs the private sector, but the rugged operating environment poses a unique challenge.

    • Oct 28, 2014
  38. Harris Corporation's Falcon III RF-330E-TR wideband team radios are now certified to meet, or exceed, requirements Harris Corporation

    Harris Corporation delivers Rifleman Radio program production units

    Harris Corporation's Falcon III RF-330E-TR wideband team radios certified to meet, or exceed, requirements

    • Oct 28, 2014
  39. New approaches may be starting to ease the communications interoperability gap. Army

    Is the interoperability gap beginning to close?

    Emerging strategies and technologies may ease the communications breakdown.

    • Oct 24, 2014
  40. The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a fingerprint sensor for security. Getty Images

    Samsung devices approved for classified data

    For the first time, the government will allow devices made for the consumer market to handle classified information.

    • Oct 24, 2014
  41. A TPS-75 radar set antenna is deployed in support of a deployment readiness exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Samuel King/ / US Air Force

    Northrop challenges 3DELRR contract award

    A contract with Raytheon is now under a mandatory stay while the competitor's protest is decided.

    • Oct 23, 2014
  42. New Capability: A British soldier stands on top of an armored vehicle in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. The UK has revived a plan to provide signals intelligence capabilities to troops. LEON NEAL/ / AFP via Getty Images

    UK renews SIGINT push

    A once-shelved program to update battlefield signals intelligence capabilities is back in action.

    • Oct 23, 2014
  43. Navy seeks shallow surveillance sensor system

    A presolicitation details the requirements for passive acoustic arrays.

    • Oct 22, 2014
  44. An MC-12 Liberty lands after a surveillance mission at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Tech. Sgt. Jeromy K. Cross/Air Force

    Air Force's MC-12 mission ends in Afghanistan

    After more than 200,000 hours of surveillance, ISR squadron is done.

    • Oct 22, 2014
  45. Luke Devore, an Army Research Labs contractor with Design Interactive, demonstrates the Augmented Reality sand table on Sept. 23 during Modern Day Marine Expo at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. Rob Curtis / Staff

    Microsoft's Kinect aids in 'augmented reality sand' mapping tool

    Video game technology has aided researchers in creating realistic 3-D battlespace maps using a simple sand box.

    • Oct 22, 2014
  46. Airbus Defense and Space has submitted an application for civil certification of its Atlante UAV to the European Aviation Safety Agency. Roberto Molinos/Airbus

    Airbus seeks first-of-its-kind European UAV certification

    The application calls for a new process for the European Aviation Safety Agency.

    • Oct 22, 2014
  47. NGA awards 5 Map of the World contracts

    Companies will aid in providing data links, blending data from multiple sources and developing a framework for user-generated content.

    • Oct 21, 2014
  48. Air Force program to enhance mission execution

    The Mission Awareness for Mission Assurance program will analyze network traffic flows to aid in prioritizing functions.

    • Oct 21, 2014
  49. Device controls all iRobot robots

    The uPoint Multi-Robot Control is an Android app.

    • Oct 21, 2014

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