DOD trying new approach for Tradewind AI initiative
FedScoop has new details on the CDAO’s in-the-works efforts to modernize methods for buying AI.
MDA’s role in upcoming homeland cruise missile defense demo now unclear
The Missile Defense Agency was recently passed over as the lead organization for developing new capabilities to defend the homeland against enemy cruise missiles.
Air Force develops new model for battle management to underpin requirements for ABMS
The Air Force will release the model to industry that lays out what command and control should look like.
Air Force Research Lab seeks new algorithms to enhance space situational awareness
AFRL is soliciting white papers for new machine learning and high-tech computing capabilities that could improve the U.S. military’s situational awareness of potential threats in the space domain.
Pentagon’s R&E enterprise confronts emerging tech manufacturability gaps
The Pentagon’s research and engineering directorate is investigating manufacturing challenges that are affecting the defense industrial base and hindering its ability to deploy capabilities aligned with key technology areas.
Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act to spur US-made national security technologies
The new law provides roughly $52.7 billion to help drive semiconductor research and innovation.
Watchdog dings Defense Department’s alternative PNT programs for incomplete business cases
The lack of a full business case for alternative precision navigation and timing programs could lead to trouble down the road, the GAO is warning.
DOD eyeing ‘transformational’ edge computing, fog computing tech
Companies can apply for opportunities to present their technologies to Pentagon officials at a solutions meeting later this year.
New $1B arms package for Ukraine includes munitions that can shoot down cruise missiles, drones
A new $1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine, includes missiles for the NASAMS system.
DISA sees progress in migrating to milCloud replacement
DISA has migrated 60 accounts to the milCloud replacement, Stratus.