weapons

New Air Force cybersecurity program will take a close look at fighters and bombers

by Jackson Barnett • 4 months ago

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Fighters and Bombers Directorate is creating a new office for well-documented security vulnerabilities in those aircraft.

The AI warfighter is coming, and it starts with dogfighting

by Jackson Barnett • 4 months ago

DARPA's new Air Combat Evolution program is one step in a tall ladder to get warfighters to trust AI like they do fellow service members.

DOD must do better in tracking true costs of software sustainment, GAO says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

DOD "may not know the full costs" of weapons systems software sustainment and needs to shore up how it acquires that information, the watchdog agency says.

Weapon systems widely vulnerable to hacking, GAO report says

by FedScoop Staff • 1 year ago

The report lays the blame on "nascent understanding" of cybersecurity by key officials and says the Pentagon has only recently set its priorities to meet the challenge.

Pentagon invests $17 million more in the promise of lasers

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

Senator Martin Heinrich announced the investment while in New Mexico last week.

U.S. Cyber Command’s weapons will be created by contractors, senior official says

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The U.S.’ cyber special forces, a group tasked with both defending vital computer networks at home and launching offensive operations against enemies in the digital realm, will rely on a mix of contractors and in-house personnel to develop and man its cyber weapons of the future, a senior Cyber Command official tells FedScoop.

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