DAHLGREN, Va. – The Weapons Control and Integration Department team of interns watch the big screen as their digital convoy of World War II era U.S. Navy ships battles with enemy U-boats during the Innovation Lab’s Wargaming Hackathon in 2022. (DOD photo by Stacia Courtney)

Navy moves to upsurge innovation challenges, hackathons

DefenseScoop was briefed on the new Navy memorandum issued to promote a fresh "structured challenges approach."
Staff Sgt. Alek Albrecht participates in a Network War Bridge Course at the 39th Information Operations Squadron Sept. 19, 2014, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Krystal Ardrey)

Air Force hackathon puts real data on open source code

The hackathon was the first of its kind. The broader goal is to "attack the ATO," the chief digital transformation officer said.