The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is turning to its industry partners for cutting-edge capabilities to support military platforms, according to a broad agency announcement (BAA) released Sept. 20 on Sam.gov.
The U.S. defense enterprise is in a strategic predicament; the challenge for the Department of Defense (DoD) is no longer why or when innovation is needed, but instead how to innovate.
The U.S. Army is looking to the private sector for ideas on proactive monitoring and critical vulnerability mitigation to shore up its software supply chain and improve the security of its thousands of software components and third-party libraries, principally through Software Bills of Material processes.
The U.S. Army has begun assessments of its newly introduced networked command posts in the service branch’s existing network infrastructure, the Army said on Sept. 8.
The Pentagon submitted its proposed rule to implement the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program to the White House for review in July and is now gearing up for the next phase of the rulemaking process: industry comments.
Top defense and intelligence officials shared this week the trends that worry them the most when it comes to the constantly evolving cyber threat landscape and what their top priorities are on the horizon given current world events and emerging cyber threat trends.
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) new initiative to create thousands of inexpensive autonomous systems will be a game-changer as the U.S. continues to combat China’s growing influence across the world and military mass, a top DoD official said today.
Partisan divisions in Congress could further delay passing the annual defense policy bill and confirming high-ranking military officials – both of which will jeopardize national security – Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., warned today.
The National Security Agency (NSA) has wrapped up a 60-day study to look at how the use of AI technology fits into the agency’s future, according to Gen. Paul Nakasone, who heads both NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command.
In the coming months, the Space Development Agency (SDA) plans to begin the demonstration phase of a novel approach to transmitting data to support military operations.
The FBI and the Justice Department (DoJ) said on Aug. 29 that they have successfully disrupted and dismantled the malware and botnet known as Qakbot, which has been responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in losses to individuals and businesses.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA) is seeking to develop and incorporate “novel technologies” that will efficiently probe large language model (LLM) AI services – like ChatGPT – in an effort to detect and characterize an emerging tool’s threat modes and vulnerabilities.
The Defense Department’s (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) is teaming up with the U.S. Space Force in a newly issued solicitation focused on creating a “tactically responsive” space system prototype that can be deployed and utilized within 24-hour notice.
The Department of Defense (DoD) wants to roll out thousands of inexpensive autonomous systems to counter China’s military mass, a top Pentagon official said.
The Defense Health Agency (DHA) has released a new plan to modernize and stabilize the U.S. military’s healthcare system with the goal of improving the delivery of medical services for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) civilian and military employees for the next five years.
U.S. Navy Capt. Anthony Saxon recently took the reins of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) from the agency’s previous commander, U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Matthias, DISA announced during a change of command ceremony on Aug. 17.
The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced they are working together to improve IT system interoperability at the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center near Chicago – the only fully-integrated VA and DoD healthcare system.
A new finalized proposed rule gives the Department of Defense (DoD) the authority to acquire commercial products and services using general solicitation competitive procedures known as a “commercial solutions opening” (CSO), according to an Aug. 17 notice posted to the Federal Register.
With growing interest by the Pentagon and intelligence agencies in remote sensing data and analytic services offered by commercial providers, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) is calling on industry to provide it with information about barriers that have been encountered in procurement processes.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has approved a pay raise for STEM and cyber positions within its intelligence components, such as the National Security Agency (NSA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
The U.S. Army once again issued a contract extension for its popular IT contract vehicle, allowing 16 companies to continue to compete for orders to deliver IT products and services to defense civilian agencies for an additional 21 months. The Army also added $2.5 billion to the contract’s ceiling.
The Department of Defense (DoD) has started to preview new details and expectations on how it plans to reopen a $48 billion technology research-and-development services contract vehicle – the Information Analysis Center Multiple Award Contract (IAC-MAC).
The Space Development Agency (SDA) has announced a $1.5 billion award to Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to develop and operate satellites making up the Tranche 2 transport layer (T2TL) of SDA’s Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA) program.