Defense

What Do You Think About Artificial Intelligence? The Pentagon’s AI Center Wants to Know.

Officials said they’ll be particularly interested in hearing from members of the software engineering, defense and aerospace communities.

German Researchers Accessed Service Members’ Sensitive Medical Data—and One Lawmaker Wants Answers

Sen. Mark Warner wants to know what the Defense Health Agency is doing to secure “a significant number” of medical images.

Pentagon Must Focus on Reliability When Buying Weapons Systems, Auditor Says

The Government Accountability Office report holds implications for cybersecurity considerations in procurement processes.

DOD Aims to Issue Proposed Rule for Certifying Contractors’ Cybersecurity in the Fall 

Requests for proposals are still expected to include related requirements at that time.

Former NASA Commander Says Space Force 'Incredibly Important'

Pam Melroy also explained how commercial space flights could pave the way for an entirely new tourism paradigm.

Amazon Will File Injunction to Stop JEDI Work

The latest twist in the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract could halt further action.

DARPA Wants Help Developing a ‘Sea Train’ of Unmanned Warships

The Pentagon’s research arm is looking to produce technologies for a new class of long-distance unmanned surface vessels.  

Industry Association Calls on Government to Better Protect U.S. Contractors Working Overseas

Letter to Defense and State departments follows recent U.S. contractor deaths in Kenya and Iraq.

Defense Officials Tout Smoother Electronic Health Records Rollout

The second deployment of MHS Genesis went “much, much smoother” than the first, as officials take lessons from both rollouts to 25 more bases this summer.

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5 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Government in the 2020s

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Oracle’s JEDI Appeal Continues

There was an abundance of legal activity over the holidays in Oracle’s JEDI appeal.

Military Seeks Tech to Extract Drinking Water From the Atmosphere for Troops

The Pentagon’s research agency launched a new program and solicitation to develop cutting-edge devices that troops can use to capture potable water straight from the atmosphere.

Government Makes Strides Sharing Cyber Threat Information

The government’s only laggard complying with the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 is the Defense Department.

After Two Years, JEDI is Finally Underway

The second year of competition for the Pentagon’s controversial cloud contract was as dramatic as the first.

The Pentagon Wants AI-Driven Drone Swarms for Search and Rescue Ops

The project will likely require AI and unmanned systems developers to work together under the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.