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

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

'Democratizing data' and the promise of JADC2

Lt. Gen. S. Clinton Hinote, the deputy chief of staff for strategy, integration and requirements for the Air Force, said the global shift to make data readily available could have a profound impact on military operations.

Does DOD have the leadership it needs on electromagnetic spectrum strategy?

Joseph Kirschbaum, the director of defense capabilities and management, for the Government Accountability Office, told Congress that having leadership buy-in is the difference between a successful strategy and a failed one.

AI meets cyber as Army tests tactical network protection

The Army recently wrapped up 11 weeks of testing more than 30 fresh-out-the-lab technologies that could be available in 2023.

Army tests the limits of its integrated tactical network

The Army's Project Convergence exercise has put the Integrated Tactical Network to the test. But holes in its availability prove there's work to be done.

What to look for in DOD's coming spectrum strategy

Interoperability, integration and JADC2 are likely to figure into an updated electromagnetic spectrum strategy expected soon from the Department of Defense.

How the Army is girding for electronic warfare

As the risks of EW attacks multiply, the Army's C5ISR Center is developing new tools for testing and hardening its battlefield systems.

Army sets up 'provisional' cloud management office

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader.

Army preps for high-tech radio upgrade

As part of the service's 10-year network modernization plan, the Army Network Cross Functional Team will begin pushing solutions for its integrated tactical network starting in fiscal 2020 with deliverables beginning in 2021.

Army rethinks network design

Leaders of the Army's Network Cross-Functional Team highlighted a two-year plan to design a new integrated tactical network through experiment and rapid prototyping.

Army looks at redefining its classified networks

Army leaders hope to modernize mobile networks through secure but unclassified pathways.

House panel hammers Army CIO over request to reprogram 2018 funds

The Army is seeking to realign funds for network modernization, but Congress wants to know what's wrong with the systems it already paid for.

IOC just a first step for Cyber Mission Force

The 133 Cyber Mission Force teams called for in DOD's Cyber Strategy have reached initial operating capability, but the U.S. military is still a long way from being able to dominate the cyber domain.

USMC wrestles with responsibility of owning network

Three years since taking ownership of its computer network, the Marine Corps is still playing catch up in training its acquisition personnel.

Can science and technology defeat Colombian drug cartels?

U.S. Southern Command is looking to DOD's science and technology communities to help in counter-narcotics operations in the jungles of South America.

Budget, personnel cuts forcing Air Force to refocus priorities

The Air Force must overcome a number of challenges it faces in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, including dealing with data and training.