Navy

  • DoD Cyber Commander confirmed, Safari bug found

    May 11, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • As the Navy considers fielding a stealthy unmanned combat aircraft as part of a carrier strike group as early as 2018, the rest of the world wants UAVs too! We get an update from the Director of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Capabilities for the Navy, Rear Admiral Terry Kraft

    April 16, 2010
  • The 2010 academy nomination season now is open. We get details from Captain Eric Brown, Assistant Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

    April 09, 2010
  • As the Defense Department\'s proposed Cyber Command awaits confirmation hearings on its proposed commander, the services are moving forward to establish their own cyber organizations. Vice Admiral Barry McCullough reported for duty on January 29th as Commander of the newly reconstituted 10th Fleet, officially standing up the U.S. Navy\'s Fleet Cyber Command.

    February 17, 2010
  • The Navy is consolidating its intelligence directorate, communications networks and related information technology capabilities to form a single new organization: the deputy chief of naval operations for information dominance.

    November 17, 2009
  • Recognizing individuals, groups, and agencies for their outstanding contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, and the use of advanced and renewable energy technologies at federal facilities.

    November 05, 2009
  • Algae could soon help the Navy move towards its goal of becoming more energy independent. The Defense Energy Support Center announced a contract with Solazyme to develop an alternative fuel using the substance. Rick Kamin…

    October 06, 2009
  • Coast Guard wants to set up separate network to use social media sites. CIO Council looking at cybersecurity implications of these tools.

    August 28, 2009
  • Sniffing the air for anthrax has never been more high-tech. Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have come up with sensors that can diagnose infectious diseases, track airborne toxins and even detect explosives in…

    May 20, 2009
  • Its back to the future for the American space program. NASA is currently testing the next-generation Orion spacecraft, designed replace the space shuttle. If the cone shape looks familiar, its because its almost identical to the Apollo lunar modules. The Orion is now being tested at the Navy\'s Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda, Maryland. And instead of landing like a shuttle, Orion will splash down like Apollo. I\'m Max Cacas

    May 01, 2009
  • The pirate problem around the world has come center stage in the United States with the capture of the Maersk Alabama. While the FBI continues negotiation with the pirates holding the ship’s captain hostage, the…

    April 10, 2009