Defense

Pentagon: $9B cloud contract gives U.S. a ‘leg up’ on China, adversaries

Defense officials explained the importance the department is placing on the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability contract.

Defense

Expect AR/VR on the battlefield, Air Force CIO says

Augmented- and virtual-reality gear will become more than just a training tool, Knausenberger says.

Defense

DOD creates office to enhance investments in tech vital to national security

The Pentagon’s Office of Strategic Capital will work with private capital providers to “shape and scale investment in critical technologies.”

Defense

Microsoft, defense firms partnering on modeling and simulation capabilities

Microsoft is collaborating with defense sector companies as DOD seeks to increase its gaming, exercising, modeling and simulation capabilities.

Defense

Ukraine is getting nervous about Elon Musk

Kyiv is looking for alternatives to Musk’s Starlink internet terminals and worrying about rising misinformation on Twitter.

Defense

Is the Pentagon changing fast enough?

So far, two former defense insiders say, new service organizations are more promise than improvement.

Defense

DISA expanding industry partnerships, official says

The defense technology agency wants to help warfighters ‘create cloud environments’ in hours instead of ‘weeks or months,’ an official said Wednesday.

Defense

Pentagon expects to award $9 billion cloud contract in December

The Pentagon’s chief information officer said the multi-cloud, multi-vendor JWCC contract will be awarded “in about a month.”

Defense

DISA's plea to industry: Bring us battlefield-ready tech

The Pentagon’s IT agency also wants help wringing more performance out of its existing gear.

Defense

It’s official: Space Force sets sights on smaller satellites

The newest service’s acquisition chief also calls for more fixed-price contracts and fewer classified programs.

Defense

You get a software factory! And you get a software factory!

DISA’s Vulcan program aims to give defense agencies and field activities all the tools they need to improve their software development practices.

Defense

After 5 full-throttle years, Kessel Run is settling in for the long haul

The new leader of the Air Force “software factory” wants data and architecture standards that stand the tests of time.

Defense

How is the Air Force doing at cyber?

To answer the question, a new task force is working to map the service’s networks.

Defense

DISA faces down procurement challenges

An official for the defense support agency says procurement processes need to keep up with emerging technologies and new security standards.

Defense

The U.S. Army Is testing a data platform just for intelligence officers

It’s part of a larger effort to use commercial and cloud-based technologies to make the service more data centric.

Defense

L3Harris wants to add drone data streams to night vision goggles

Improving image quality and broadening the amount of data feeds available are priorities for future versions.

Defense

DOD looks to update AI workforce contract

According to the request for information, the DOD sees potential improvement in how it supplements its workforce with industry experts.

Defense

Pentagon creates team to improve SecDef’s IT

A new directorate will serve as a bridge between the Office of the Secretary of Defense and IT service providers.

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