The Military Race for Space Will Turn on the Ability to Choose Commercial Services

Like a befuddled consumer facing an entire aisle of jams and jellies, the Pentagon can’t figure out how to buy smart in an exploding market.

Pentagon Tells Leaders to Talk More With Contractors — and Less to the Public and Press

One day after Air Force leaders severely restricted media contacts, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan encouraged Pentagon officials to engage more with industry.

How to Accelerate IT Modernization and Technology Innovation in Defense

Our military needs cutting-edge technology, but warfighters often find themselves generations behind.

Trump Calls for a Space Force, a Concept His Pentagon Opposes

The president’s words could reanimate a legislative proposal that the defense secretary and others thought they had killed.

Protest on JEDI Cloud Support Contract Dismissed

The Government Accountability Office dismissed a bid protest filed in February against a $7 million sole-source cloud support contract related to the Defense Department’s JEDI Acquisition.

Defense Agency To Begin Moving Classified Data to Amazon's Secret Cloud After Protest

Microsoft withdrew a bid protest that allows U.S. Transportation Command to begin migrating data to Amazon’s secret cloud region.

If War Comes, Russia Could Disconnect from the Internet. Yes, the Entire Country

Robust internal networks will keep the military and government operating, says Putin’s top IT advisor.

Company Calls Out ‘Old Guard’ After Pentagon Cuts Its Nearly $1 Billion Cloud Contract

REAN Cloud sounded off after finding out from press accounts that its $950 million cloud contract had been slashed.

Pentagon's Commercial Cloud Will Be a Single Award—And Industry Isn't Happy

The Pentagon released a draft request for proposal for what is expected to be its largest cloud acquisition to date.

Pentagon May Create a Combatant Command for Space

The Defense Department is also looking at major changes to speed up how it buys satellites.

MilCloud 2.0 Meets Another Milestone

CSRA’s milCloud 2.0 can now host the most sensitive unclassified data across the Defense Department.

Kushner Announces ‘Whole of Government’ Plan To Improve Health Tech

Presidential adviser Jared Kushner said the administration has a plan to prioritize access to and interoperability of patient health data.

On Offer: An Integrated Dashboard for Cyber Warfare

Lockheed previews its response to a Pentagon quest for a tool to coordinate cyber effects in the land, air, sea and space domains.

Defense Department Drastically Cuts Nearly $1B Cloud Contract

Amid industry criticism following a $950 million cloud computing contract last month, the Defense Department limited its scope and reduced its size down to $65 million.

The U.S. is Accelerating Development of Its Own ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Weapons

Russia isn’t the only country looking to build invincible hypersonic weapons. Here’s the latest on the U.S. efforts to send missiles and even aircraft five times faster than sound.

CYBERCOM Chief Nominee Plans Recommendation on NSA Split Within Three Months

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone has “no predisposed opinion” about the split, he told lawmakers.

CYBERCOM Leader Offers Advice for His Successor

U.S. Cyber Command's mission has already outgrown its capacity.

Pentagon’s $1 Billion Cloud Deal May Signal New Era in Government Buying

Congress wants the Defense Department to buy technology faster. Now it's beginning to do just that.