Technology

Aaron Weis Offers Update on Navy’s Cybersecurity, IT Modernization Effort

Aaron Weis

Aaron Weis, chief information officer of the U.S. Navy and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the service has made progress in two areas when it comes to strengthening its cybersecurity posture and one of those is from a “defend” perspective.

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AFRL Modifies Existing Gas Detector Program to Address COVID-19

AFRL

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity and the University of Michigan have partnered to develop a tool that could identify the relation the acute respiratory disease syndrome present in COVID-19. AFRL's Materials and Manufacturing Directorate provided researchers to support IARPA's Molecular Analyzer for Efficient Gas-phase Low-power Interrogation program, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday.

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Army Uses MetaFerrite to Make Wideband Antenna

The U.S. Army has used the metaferrite material to produce an ultra-thin wideband antenna applicable for use with helicopters, unmanned aircraft systems and other vehicles. The Metaferrite-made, low-profile antenna is made to accommodate curved surfaces and may replace existing-higher profile antennas, the Army said Friday.

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