Navy developing lasers to counter growing number of UAS in Middle East

The Navy's Fifth Fleet is using lasers and drones of its own to deter and stop an increase in adversarial robotic systems.

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DOD to hire a ‘next G’ lead to focus on future of networks

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It is one of several new roles the Pentagon intends to create as it invests in the development of 6G and 7G technology.

Log4J flaw causing Army to take second look at open source software

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Army CIO Raj Iyer says the department is putting "extra effort" into cybersecurity following discovery of the vulnerability last year.

Navy not reaching ‘full potential’ on emerging tech, says top admiral

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The Navy has failed in adopting modern and emerging technologies and facing broad cultural and leadership challenges across the force, Adm. Michael Gilday said Tuesday.

Army updates download policy for its Office 365 users

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The Army's new email and collaboration platform will now allow users to download and upload documents from their personal devices.

Office 365 collaboration tools now available across Navy

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The Navy has all 472,000 users on new O365 collaboration tools, but is still working on getting 272,000 of them access to a new email platform.

New AFVentures director wants to ‘oil the machine’

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Maj. Amanda Rebhi is the next director of Air Force innovation contracting vehicle AFVentures.

JAIC creates new position for ‘AI assurance’

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Jane Pinelis will be the JAIC's new chief of "AI assurance" on a part-time basis.

How the Army is coding its own solution for the Tour of Duty jobs website

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The Army Software Factory is behind the push to expand access to a virtual job board for reservists looking for active duty jobs.

Army research command gets first permanent CTO

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Charneta Samms, a 25-year employee of the Army, is the first permanent chief technology officer for DEVCOM.

DOD platform made for financial data finds battlefield use

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The Advana platform was used in recent JADC2 experiments to give commanders real-time readiness and other types of data.