List/Grid Tag Archives: Pentagon

DARPA, DoD to Solicit Big Data Tech for Cybersecurity Analysis and Data-keeping

DARPA, DoD to Solicit Big Data Tech for Cybersecurity Analysis and Data-keeping

The Defense Department and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking technology for a machine that can analyze and organize network vulnerabilities information to more easily see computer abnormalities, according… Read more »

Cargo Carrying Airship Ready for Test Flight; Igor Paternak Comments

Cargo Carrying Airship Ready for Test Flight; Igor Paternak Comments

Worldwide Aeros Corp. has completed construction of a 36,000 lb. blimp-like aircraft as part of a $35 million contract awarded by the Pentagon and NASA to provide the U.S. military with a… Read more »

Robert Wheeler: Pentagon Wants Mobile App Store Open in Early 2013

Robert Wheeler: Pentagon Wants Mobile App Store Open in Early 2013

The Defense Department‘s deputy chief information officer said Wednesday the department is aiming for a consolidated military app store to open in early 2013, American Forces Press Service reports. Air… Read more »

Forbes: Defense Spending Key to 3Q GDP Growth

Forbes: Defense Spending Key to 3Q GDP Growth

Defense and government spending helped drive an increase in U.S. economic activity during the third quarter, according to a Forbes report. Staff writer Abram Brown reports gross domestic product rose… Read more »

Keith Alexander: Cloud Can Help Govt Against Hackers

Keith Alexander: Cloud Can Help Govt Against Hackers

Cloud computing can be a defensive architecture against threats from hackers to government infrastructure, National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Thursday. American Forces Press Service reports Alexander, also head… Read more »

DISA Says RFP Coming for Mobile Device Mgmt Software, App Store

DISA Says RFP Coming for Mobile Device Mgmt Software, App Store

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking mobile device management software as well as an application store for the Pentagon’s mobility program, the agency announced Wednesday on FedBizOpps. In a… Read more »

DARPA Releases Details About Cyber Research Programs Funded by 'Plan X'

DARPA Releases Details About Cyber Research Programs Funded by 'Plan X'

The Pentagon has announced it will fund research programs for the development of tools that can coordinate and bolster cyberattacks, NextGov reports. Initially announced in June, the Pentagon’s Plan X… Read more »

Boeing, NASA, Pentagon to Test Hypersonic Drone

Boeing, NASA, Pentagon to Test Hypersonic Drone

The Air Force will test an hypersonic unmanned experimental aircraft Tuesday to see if it can sustain hypersonic speed for nearly five minutes, the Los Angeles Times reports. W.J. Hennigan… Read more »

DARPA Seeking Crime Tracking Software for Social Media

DARPA Seeking Crime Tracking Software for Social Media

The Defense Department’s research arm will fund development of a computer program for predicting cyber terrorism-related events on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, Nextgov reports. Citing solicitation documents,… Read more »

Thales Wins Potential $40M Contract for Radio System Components

Thales Wins Potential $40M Contract for Radio System Components

Thales Communications Inc. has received up to $40,000,500 contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency to deliver radio system components to federal civilian agencies. The Defense Department announced Monday that… Read more »

Terremark Federal Group Wins $9M DARPA Cloud-Computing Contract

Terremark Federal Group Wins $9M DARPA Cloud-Computing Contract

Terremark Federal Group Inc. has won a $9 million contract modification to perform cloud-computing services for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The Department of Defense said the modification will… Read more »

Lockheed To Run Wideband SATCOM Site Equipment

Lockheed To Run Wideband SATCOM Site Equipment

Lockheed Martin Corp. will manage site equipment for a global satellite communications system, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company won a $10,741,204 Air Force contract to run the equipment,… Read more »

Lockheed Subsidiary Providing Army Vehicle Optics Sensor Systems

Lockheed Subsidiary Providing Army Vehicle Optics Sensor Systems

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has won an Army contract to provide the branch with 64 vehicle optics sensor systems, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. Gyrocam Systems will also provide spare… Read more »

DISA OKs New Blackberry Models For Network Access

DISA OKs New Blackberry Models For Network Access

The Defense Information Systems Agency has approved six new Blackberry models for the Army and Pentagon employees, Nicholas Hoover of InformationWeek reports. Two touchscreen models, three touchscreen and keyboard models,… Read more »

Harris Helping Update VA Patient Coding System; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris Helping Update VA Patient Coding System; Jim Traficant Comments

Harris Corp. will help the Department of Veterans Affairs implement updates to its system for searching codes that are used to diagnose patients. According to a Thursday company release, the… Read more »

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