Defense News

  • CyberPatriot combines online education and preliminary competition rounds delivered over the internet, proceeding to in-person finals held in conjunction with AFA National Symposia. We get details from Northrop Grumman\'s Diane Miller and the Air Force Association\'s David Buckwalter.

    May 13, 2010
  • Cybersecurity Update – Tune in weekdays at 30 minutes past the hour for the latest cybersecurity news on The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Jane Norris (6-10 a.m.) and The Daily Debrief with Chris…

    May 13, 2010
  • DoD Cyber Commander confirmed, Safari bug found

    May 11, 2010
  • On April 14, Army Secretary John M. McHugh personally awarded Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care (MC4) Program Management and Business Transformation Director William H. Weed with the Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service (DECS) Award during a ceremony at the Pentagon. The DECS, comparable to the military\'s Distinguished Service Medal, is the highest award granted by the Secretary of the Army to Army civilian personnel. Weed tells us about what he did that was so special.

    May 07, 2010
  • Dell CEO calls for collaborative effort to secure the Internet, USAF unveils Cyberspace Badge

    May 05, 2010
  • We continue our series on the Defense Value Engineering Achievement Awards with a look at Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules with program manager, Capt. Michael Good.

    May 04, 2010
  • Draft RFP calls for a contractor to provide updated online travel management services. GSA to host industry day in May to answer questions about the initial solicitation.

    May 03, 2010
  • Koobface is back, Air Force apologizes for \'Transformers 3\' phishing scam

    April 27, 2010
  • Franklin Graham says the Army has withdrawn an invitation for him to appear at a special Pentagon prayer service. The Christian evangelist said he regrets the Army\'s decision but not stop praying for the troops. Graham, the son of legendary evangelist Billy Graham, has described Islam as evil in the past. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation raised the objection to the appearance, citing Graham\'s past remarks about Islam.

    April 22, 2010
  • EADS North America has announced that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force\'s tanker modernization program. Sean O\'Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, explains how the company plans to win.

    April 22, 2010
  • The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan wants to know how the Army is doing in administering services contracts.

    April 21, 2010
  • The Navy may be changing its name soon from the Department of the Navy to the Department of the Navy and the Marine Corps. Jodi Schneider, Senior Editor in the Washington Bureau of the American Banker, has details on this an what else is moving on the Hill.

    April 21, 2010
  • EADS North America announced on Tuesday that it plans to bid on the U.S. Air Force\'s tanker modernization program.

    April 20, 2010
  • The U.S. Military\'s unmanned aerial technology is becoming the envy of other nations. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has confirmed several allied nations...including Britain, Canada, Spain, Japan and South Korea... have all expressed interest in drone technology. Each branch of the military has different uses for U-A-V\'s or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Rear Admiral Terry Kraft says the drones capabilities in persistence and covertness are particularly impressive. And, he says, unmanned Systems will be included in the Navy\'s 2011 budget and beyond. They\'re in the process of introducing several new systems now, including the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System (or BAMS), the Navy version of the Global Hawk. In 2012, the Navy anticipates a breakthrough development when they land an unmanned tail-less aircraft onboard an aircraft carrier.

    April 19, 2010