In a broad agency announcement (BAA), the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO) announced it is seeking proposals to bring private and public sector experts together to collaborate on quantum solutions with their respective research infrastructures.
The United States Army Futures Command’s Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) has selected Booz Allen Hamilton to build a data fabric key to the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) concept, the firm announced April 20.
In a new report, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said the U.S. Army should work to ensure its new online system, that assists with logistics management, operates in all situations and that soldiers complete necessary training to operate the system.
The U.S. Army awarded the Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) two separate contracts totaling over $4 billion for modeling and simulation systems engineering and development.
The U.S. Army is looking to deploy facial recognition technology to further automate its drive-thru checkpoints. The Army issued a presolicitation under its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) broad agency announcement.
The U.S. Army has awarded Microsoft a contract worth up to $21.88 billion to produce augmented reality headsets designed to keep soldiers safer with night vision and situational awareness capabilities.
The Army is looking to develop a high-energy laser system that will be able to detect and shoot drones out of the sky, in order to protect Department of Defense (DoD) operations.
The U.S. Army Materials Command is forgoing a competitive bidding process for cyber training services while it waits for a bid protest between two contractors to be resolved.
Kombucha tea is moving off of Whole Foods shelves and into the U.S. Army’s research and development labs.
The U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) is in the planning stages of creating a software development wing of the Army that would reduce its reliance on vendor software. AFC put out a call for white papers on Dec. 28 which they will use to invite vendors to submit prototypes and, later, award a contract by March of this year, according to the Federal government’s beta.SAM.gov website.
The shift to remote work forced by the coronavirus pandemic has helped the Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) – a component of Army Futures Command – identify security gaps, and work to improve IT security for offsite personnel, said Col. Gregory Smith, Military Deputy to the Director of the CCDC, at an AFFIRM webinar Dec. 16.
As 5G wireless service innovation becomes more critical in various IT sectors, the opportunity to revolutionize Defense Department (DoD) operations, particularly developing Smart Bases, has become more apparent, military officials said today.
The U.S. Army is working with Fitbit on wearable technology that has pre-symptom COVID-19 diagnostic capability, the company said.
Officials from the Pentagon’s Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) said this week that two of their top concerns for further improving supply chain security are getting better end-to-end visibility of supply chains and integrating more threat intelligence into the picture.
The U.S. Army has named David Markowitz as its new chief data officer (CDO). Markowitz, who started in the position this week, replaces Greg Garcia.