IT Acquisition

November 2009
By Rita Boland

 

In a network-centric system’s life cycle, the need for realism increases as the network matures from concept to implementation. A small business innovation research (SBIR) program grant aims to use Scalable Network Technologies’ tools to move the
Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) from simulation to emulation.

November 2009
By Rita Boland

 

Staff Sgt. Alfred Hickman, USMC, and Sgt. Sandro Kitzmann, USMC, work on a computer at Camp Fallujah, Iraq. Reports by the Defense Science Board and legislation are helping the U.S. Defense Department improve the information technology acquisition process to field capabilities to troops more quickly.