U.S. Army soldiers assigned to “Wild Bill” Platoon, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment and 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment conduct electronic warfare training during Combined Resolve XV, Feb. 23, 2021 at the Hohenfels Training Area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Julian Padua)

Army cancels planned award for electronic warfare management tool

The move stemmed from changes in requirements and overall program strategy for the EWPMT, according to a program office spokesperson.
Staff Sgt. Gregory Fretz, cyber operations specialist with 178th Cyber Protection, Mississippi Army National Guard, monitors cyber attacks during Exercise Southern Strike at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 21, 2023. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

Information operations will be ‘foundational’ to future DOD efforts, Cybercom chief says

In addition to conducting information operations, the military must begin preparing for how service members and commanders will themselves be targeted, according to Gen. Timothy Haugh.
Retired Vice Adm. Ann Rondeau, president of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), and Doug Beck, director of the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two institutions during the Sea-Air-Space conference in National Harbor, Maryland, April 9, 2024. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Ed Early)

DIU, Naval Postgraduate School partner up to prototype tech, exchange talent

The leaders of the organizations briefed DefenseScoop on a new MOU and what it means for each of their hubs.
U.S. Soldiers of the 392nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion in Baltimore, Maryland, assemble an OE254 Radio antenna for communication on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, June 21, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Washington)

Army sets sights on flexible contracting, adaptable network

The Army is looking at more flexible buying models to be able to inject new technologies and pivot rapidly to address emerging tech and threats.