A 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon departs Aviano Air Base, Italy, for Lask, Poland, to participate in Aviation Detachment 16-3 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, June 1, 2016. (Photo by Krystal Ardrey/U.S. Air Force)

Air Force Moves to Make Weapons Cyber-Safe

The commander of Air Force Materiel Command recently laid out the service’s plan for ensuring attack aircraft and other weapon systems are secure from cyber-attack….

The Small Airborne Networking Radio, or SANR, is being developed for Army helicopters such as the CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Black Hawk. Photo: U.S. Army.

Army Wants New Radio for Helicopters, Drones

The U.S. Army recently released a draft request for proposals for the Small Airborne Networking Radio, or SANR, for the service’s rotary-wing aircraft platforms. Product…

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Navy Awards $2.5 Billion Cyber Contract

Five contractors won seats on a multi-billion-dollar contract to upgrade the Navy’s ship-based computer networks against cybersecurity threats.

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Northrop CEO: Invest More in R&D

Northrop CEO Wes Bush told a crowd at AFA that he’s worried about the drop in defense R&D investment from it’s high in the 1960’s.

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Senator to Obama: Warn China on Cyber Theft

The letter comes amid revelations that cyber spies from China compromised more than two dozen of the Pentagon’s most advanced weapons systems, from the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System.