Pentagon eyes "noiseless" next-gen drones

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) is kicking off an initiative to develop noiseless next-gen drones.

Pentagon wants wireless charging

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting ideas to "dramatically" bolster the DoD's short-range wireless transmission of power.

Pentagon tries to grok social media

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is stepping up its efforts to wage effective propaganda campaigns on various social networking sites.

Pentagon: Cyber attack could prompt military strike

The Pentagon has confirmed that a cyber attack against computer networks in the United States could prompt a retaliatory military strike. 

Pentagon says cyber perimeter must be reinforced

The Pentagons says the United States must reinforce its cyber perimeter to more effectively counter the digital threat posed by terrorist groups and rogue states.

Pentagon details "cyber pilot" initiative

The Pentagon has released details of its latest cyber security initiative.

Pentagon: Cyber sabotage an "act of war"

A recently drafted cyber strategy formulated by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) classifies digital sabotage as an act of war.

Pentagon: WikiLeaks suspect will stand trial

The U.S. Army has declared WikiLeaks suspect Pfc. Bradley Manning fit to stand trial.

US military wants a universal translator - STAT

Since 1954, there has been a definite need for an automated method of translating communications - as evidenced by IBM's introduction of its 701 computer that was tasked with crunching Russian text into English.

Pentagon plays games to improve logistics skills

The Defense Acquisition University (DAU) has launched a casual gaming website designed to hone the skills of the DoD's acquisition and logistics work force.

WikiLeaks security breach prompts US military crackdown

Kind of like the one kid at school that breaks the rules and ruins the fun for everyone, the WikiLeaks scandal has forced the US DoD to ban the use of CDs, DVDs, and thumb drives on SIPRNET computers. 

Pentagon investigates rogue missile launch

The Pentagon says it is investigating a possible rogue missile launch detected off the coast of Southern California. 

US military to guard domestic cyber perimeter

The US Department of Defense (DoD) stands ready to defend government agencies and private companies against cyber attacks.

DoD warns of growing Sino cyber threat

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has expressed concern over China's rapidly evolving cyber-warfare capabilities.

Desperate Pentagon pleads with Wikileaks

As the US government continues to search for a way to take down Wikileaks after it posted thousands of military logs from Afghanistan, the Pentagon has stepped up and just told the owner of the site to "do the right thing."

Pentagon: Cyber attack could prompt US military response

A senior defense official has confirmed that cyber attacks against the United States could prompt a deadly military response.