DARPA seeks fleet of disposable spy satellites

The Pentagon's calling for proposals for a fleet of cheap, disposable satellites to give soldiers access to battlefield maps and images.

Video: DARPA’s Cheetah robot sets new speed record

Ground robots are currently deployed by the US military in various explosive-ordinance-disposal missions.

Cyber-attack specter troubles Pentagon

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has expressed concern over the possibility of a major cyber-attack being launched again the United States.

This 'bot is a military pack mule

The Pentagon has developed a prototype robotic "pack mule" capable of standing up, lying down and following troops as it carries a cool 400 pounds of military gear.

Pentagon says going green will reduce battlefield risks

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is currently engaged in a "hard push" to significantly reduce dependence on fossil fuels in an effort to shrink risks on the battlefield.

DoD eyes crowdsourced bug hunting for weapon systems

With all the ongoing cyber attacks and hacks, it is quite obvious that securing military software should be rated a high priority mission. 

Pentagon says it will maintain military preeminence

This past week, President Obama announced a new US defense strategy that was formulated to slash the military budget in a responsible and balanced way. 

Pentagon counters lethal radiation exposure

DARPA scientists at the US Department of Defense (DoD) have determined that an antibiotic and a protein are capable of fighting radiation sickness more effectively when combined.

Pentagon to monitor military emails for "insider threats"

The Pentagon is kicking of a new initiative to monitor military emails in an attempt to detect insider threats.

Pentagon wants pills to eliminate fear

Since emotionless androids and cyborgs from Skynet are not yet an option for the US military, the Pentagon is trying to develop the next best thing: a pill that allows troops to purge PTSD-related fear and anxiety.

Pentagon eyes next-gen countermeasures against nerve agents

New countermeasures against nerve agents remain a high priority R&D focus for the US Department of Defense (DoD).

Clean energy military engagement a positive action

Progressives have never been very good about admitting - let alone claiming - victory.

Dell's Streak 5 approved for Pentagon use

Android devices could start appearing throughout the military, after a decision by the Department of Defense to allow Dell's Android-based mobile OS to be used on its networks.

Pentagon offers $50K to reconstruct shredded documents

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is offering a $50,000 prize to anyone who can piece together a series of shredded documents.

Pentagon opposes UN regulation of the Internet

The commander of the U.S. Cyber Command says he opposes allowing the United Nations (UN) to regulate the Internet.

Pentagon wants to go on the offensive in cyberspace

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is currently formulating a legal framework to help guide future military campaigns in cyberspace.

Obama enhances computer security

By the end of this week, there will be sweeping changes to the way the government handles highly sensitive information.

Pentagon bolsters vulnerable cyber perimeter

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is moving to help protect a number of U.S. defense contractors from cyber attacks.

Pentagon's cyber strategy is "confused"

The U.S. military is apparently "unsure" how to execute cyber operations, as a strategy that could help clarify standard operating procedure (SOP) is still months away from completion.

Pentagon targets "insider" cyber threats

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Raytheon have teamed up to develop an insider threat research program.