Air Force testing microwave weapon to stop drones

The directed energy program could give the military tools to disable incoming drones.

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ABMS test events focus on applying tech to enterprise IT

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A recent test event gave the Air and Space Forces an opportunity to test ABMS tech and tools that could support enterprise IT.

Army awards $2.4B National Cyber Range contract

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The 14 companies that have won spots on the potential 10-year contract will compete for individual orders.

Top space acquisition general Thompson retires

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Lt. Gen. John Thompson has stepped down after 36 years as an Air Force officer.

Lawmakers push DOD to identify legacy IT in 2022 NDAA draft

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This is the tech-focused subcommittee's first markup since being created in February.

Anduril scores $99M contract with DIU for counter-drone tech

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The deal for the counter-UAS tech was created by DIU through a new type of contract vehicle.

Deloitte acquires military cybersecurity firm Sentek

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The Navy is one of Sentek’s largest clients.

Senate NDAA draft includes study of budgeting process, other tech provisions

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The draft version of the NDAA could spark a rethink of the defense budgeting process.

DOD tests new machine learning capabilities for JADC2

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The DOD wrapped up a series of tests that focused on developing tech that will enable a new type of warfare where AI helps make decisions.

Congressional report calls for DOD tech to be built at home

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Supply Chains are a critical part of DOD's defense and are vulnerable to disruption and attack, according to a new report.

Shield AI buys company whose AI beat a fighter pilot in a dogfight

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Shield bought Heron Systems, which won the much-hyped AlphaDogfight trials that pitted a fighter pilot against AI in a simulated dogfight.