Victoria Coleman named DARPA director
Coleman brings more than three decades of experience in government, academia and the private sector, working in leadership roles at companies like Atlas AI, Yahoo!, Nokia, Samsung and Intel Corp.
National security-focused Anduril raises $200M in venture funding
Silicon Valley tech company Anduril scored big in its latest round of investment.
DIU’s innovation efforts continue to expand, annual report shows
The Defense Innovation Unit added 33 nontraditional defense contractors to a rolling list of 120 that stretches back to mid-2016.
Gen. Hyten calls DOD software acquisition a ‘nightmare’ in pitch for requirements reform
Gen. John Hyten said that software acquisitions is a "nightmare" and needs desperate reforms, along with re-shaping how requirements are written.
DOD wants an alternative to traditional cloud access points
The Defense Innovation Unit it looking to the bright minds in Silicon Valley for an alternative cloud security gateway.
DIU looking to drones to deliver medical supplies
The Department of Defense began working with Silicon Valley startup Zipline in 2018 through an Other Transaction Agreement.