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Open architecture programmes gaining steam

Contributor: Angus Batey
Posted: 5/18/2015

Open architecture programmes gaining steam - Angus Batey

To the cynical outsider, the broadening adoption of interoperable open architectures (OA) by defence-industry contractors will appear surprising. In the eyes of opponents of the arms trade, industry’s sole motivation appears to be profit - and adoption of open systems architectures looks certain to limit companies’ ability to sell big ticket items. Even those outside observers who may not oppose defence spending but consider military procurement programmes to inevitably produce long delays and budget overruns will consider open architectures to go against the grain. Full Article »

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Securing vulnerable machines

Posted: 6/17/2012

Securing vulnerable machines -

Federal agencies classify and store information at various levels. Individuals are accorded access to that information based on the level of their security clearance and their need to know. The most common method to maintain such a chain of custody is to physically separate compartmented or classified materials on different networks and computing platforms. Secure KVM switching involves passing otherwise separate streams of classified information through a single device. Emerson explore how their product secures vulnerable systems in any network. Full Video »

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Lt Gen Bernardis talking about Storm Shadow missiles -

Lt Gen (Rtd) Bernardis, former Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, earned widespread praise for his command of the air strike operation over Libya during OUP. As the Chairman of the Joint Deep Stike 2013 conference, he talks to Defence IQ ahead of the event to discuss the use of Storm Shadow Missiles and the opportunities for nations to build on the campaign's success for future deep strike capabilities. Full Podcast »

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Military Radar News Digest, May 2015

Before industry and military leaders meet at the Military Radar conference in August, Defence IQ looks at the major developments in the past few weeks in the radar sector, from manufacturing contracts, partnerships and regional developments. Full Sector Report »

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