Defense

FCC Adds China-linked Telecom Providers to List of National Security Threats

The departments of Defense and Justice want the agency to take a more comprehensive approach to preventing foreign adversaries from accessing Americans’ communications and data.

Climate Change Poses Threat to U.S. National Security, GAO Says

The Government Accountability Office said federal agencies need to “increase their resilience” to climate risks that endanger technologies like radar sites and the electric grid. 

US Soldiers Provide Telemaintenance as Ukrainians MacGyver Their Weapons

Milley visits Polish airbase to check on defenses, American repair crew.

The Air Force Has A Plan To #Fixourcomputers and More

After airman complaints go viral, USAF CIO promises to make the service’s IT more generally reliable and capable.

Defense, Justice Call for FCC Rulemaking to Secure Internet Routing, Opposing NTIA

The departments cited comments from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and said a regulatory approach would have a greater impact “industry-wide” than dealing with entities case-by-case.

Protests hit CACI's $5.7B Air Force win

Every other company that bid on the enterprise IT services contract wants at least a second chance at it.

US Trails China in Key Tech Areas, New Report Warns

Ex-Google, DOD leaders paint dire picture unless U.S. organizes to win technology races.

Ligado’s 5G Network Will Interfere With Some DOD Satellite Services, Report Finds

The study determined that Ligado’s terrestrial wireless network will not cause ‘significant harmful interference’ for most GPS receivers, but will potentially impact Iridium satellites used by the Defense Department.

DOD Needs to Modernize its Software Architecture for Next-Gen Warfare, Report Says

A paper published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies calls for the U.S. military to modernize legacy warfighting systems in order to prepare for future conflicts.

Army Updates Cyber Training After Some Graduates Weren’t Ready for Their Jobs

New classes and updated curriculum reflect evolving threats and lessons from the Ukraine war.

Microsoft Challenges Intelligence Agency's $1B Task Order to Amazon

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency went down the sole-source route, which of course led to a protest.

SAIC Snags $160M Contract to Support Navy Networks

The Virginia-based company will provide an assortment of IT services to the U.S. Navy.

China Could Overtake US in Space Without ‘Urgent Action,’ Warns New Pentagon Report

America needs a long-term goal in space to be able to compete with Beijing, Pentagon industrial-base group writes.

SAIC Lands $319M Kessel Run Program to Improve Air Force C2 Systems

Falconer Air Operations Center Weapon System Sustainment contract lets SAIC leverage its cloud and command-and-control expertise and expand its footprint with the Air Force.

An Experiment Showed that the Military Must Change Its Cybersecurity Approach

The Defense Department’s current “checklist” approach can’t keep its networks safe.

DOD Officials ‘Must Address’ Fake Accounts Under New Social Media Guidance

The Department of Defense released its first departmentwide policy for official accounts and the personnel running them.

You Don’t Have to Be a Spy to Violate the Espionage Act

Two law professors outline how the Act has been used in the past, and what it could mean for former president Trump.