Tag Archives: Android

Rockwell Collins Unveils New Targeting, Communications System

Rockwell Collins has announced a new platform designed to provide tactical combat targeting and communications capabilities in the digital battlefield. The FasTAK wearable system consists of a laser range finder, a tactical computer, a video downlink receiver and digital targeting software that work together to provide communications and awareness data for warfighters, the company said …

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Harris Unveils New Handheld Radio for Army Tactical Communications

Harris has unveiled a two-channel tactical handheld radio the company designed to help U.S. Army users transmit data and voice communications in real time. AN/PRC-163 Army Radio employs a software-defined architecture that allows operators to integrate new waveforms and applications into the system, Harris said Monday. The device is equipped with crossbanding …

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BlackBerry Unveils Multi-Platform Encryption Tool for Govt Clients

BlackBerry has added a new multi-platform encryption tool to the mobile technology firm’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings designed for the public sector. SecuSUITE for Government is certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership as a voice platform that can support smartphones and tablets with Android, BlackBerry 10 and iOS operating systems, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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Raytheon BBN to Help Army Implement Foreign Language Translation Platform

A Raytheon subsidiary has received a $4 million contract to provide one-year automatic speech and optical character recognition, text-to-speech and machine translation software licenses to the U.S. Army. Raytheon BBN Technologies will also help the Army’s Machine Foreign Language Translation System Program Office field a system for military personnel to communicate with Arabic and Pashto speakers from …

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Rockwell Collins to Facilitate Cross-Platform Data Link Comms Under DIUx Deal

Rockwell Collins has landed a Digitally Aided Close Air Support contract from the Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to facilitate cross-platform data link functions for mobile devices. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday it will offer an open source aggregation framework designed to support cross-platform data link communications on Android and Windows mobile devices …

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CrowdStrike Report: Russian Group Used Malware Implant in Cyber Attacks Against Ukraine, Democrats

A new CrowdStrike report has found that a Russian group called Fancy Bear likely used a malware implant on Android platforms to monitor Ukraine’s artillery units and launch cyber attacks against the Democratic National Committee, Reuters reported Thursday. CrowdStrike co-founder Dmitri Alperovitch said the hacking group used a variant of the malware that targeted DNC …

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Prescient Debuts Traveler Safety Tool in NGA’s App Store

Prescient has released its mobile application for traveler safety on the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s GEOINT app store. The company said Wednesday Defense Department and Intelligence Community personnel with common access cards can now download the Prescient Traveler app directly to approved mobile devices for free use across the globe. Prescient Traveler offers cultural information and …

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BlackBerry, Zimperium Combine Mobile Threat Protection Offerings; Dave Kleidermacher, Shridhar Mittal Comment

BlackBerry and Zimperium have partnered to integrate the companies’ mobile security platforms in an effort to help government and other enterprise customers protect Android and iOS devices against threats. Zimperium combined its zIPS mobile threat management technology with BlackBerry’s BES12 mobile device management software and Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform as part of the partnership, the companies said Wednesday. Shridhar …

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MobileGuard to Offer Messaging Security Tools Via immixGroup’s Schedule 70, SEWP Contracts

MobileGuard‘s mobile communications compliance products have been added to immixGroup‘s offerings to the federal sector under the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 and NASA‘s Solution for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle. MobileGuard said Tuesday its platforms will work to help customer agencies  capture, monitor, archive and analyze text and SMS communications across all mobile operating systems …

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DISA Grants STIG Certification to MobileIron Security Platform; Barry Mainz Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued its Security Technical Implementation Guide approval to a MobileIron-built mobile device management platform for deployment at the Defense Department. DISA cleared the MobileIron Core platform for use on iOS and Android devices in certain DoD-run networks, the company said Thursday. “The DoD Mobile Device Strategy encourages a highly mobile workforce for …

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IBA Unveils Cloud-Based Mobile App Delivery Platform for Federal Gov’t

Irving Burton Associates has unveiled a cloud-based service that is built on open source technology and designed to accelerate the delivery of native, hybrid and web-based mobile applications. The Federal Mobile Services Platform works to supply rapid prototypes to Android, iOS, Windows and BlackBerry devices and comply with federal customer security requirements and policies, IBA …

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