Tag Archives: prototype

Navy Eyes Commercial Cloud Providers for Long-Haul Telecom Services; Will Stephens Quoted

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The U.S. Navy plans to kick off a prototype project in the spring of 2019 to determine whether to outsource long-haul telecommunications support to one or more cloud service providers, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. The service currently relies on the Defense Information Systems Agency’s wide-area network for telecom services. 

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Ryan McCarthy Previews Army’s FY 2020 Budget Plan

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Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy has offered a preview of the service’s budget request for fiscal 2020 at a Center for a New American Security event held on Monday, FCW reported Monday. "There are some hard choices in this budget, and there will be more in the future,” McCarthy said about the service’s spending plan to be released next week. 

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Army Demonstrates New Quadcopter Aerial Resupply Vehicle Prototype

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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has demonstrated the flight capacities of a new “Hoverbike” electric quadcopter aerial resupply vehicle prototype designed to deliver supplies to warfighters in the battlefield. The military service said Tuesday the Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle was shown to William Roper, director of the strategic capabilities office at the Office of the …

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Dave Mihelcic: DISA Seeks to Develop Cyber Platforms With DARPA

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has teamed up with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to advance the development and deployment of cyber defense tools to military personnel, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. “We’re looking at how to leverage cybersecurity from DARPA’s programs,” said Dave Mihelcic, chief technology officer at DISA, Amber …

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