Contractors battle over US Navy electronic warfare programme
A dispute over the US Navy's classified electronic warfare training plane contract has usually discreet suppliers headed for a courtroom clash. [...]
Alarmed about Russia and China's strategic ambitions, Western armed forces and intelligence services are gearing up to respond to future conflicts through the use of intelligence, influence and cyber-operations.
The October launch of the NSA's new Cybersecurity Directorate has placed the security agency as the US's main line of protection against cyberthreats, a rung above the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This extension of its field of action to include civil society also means the NSA will be involved in the many politically-charged issues looming on the horizon - the security of the 2020 US presidential elections for one. [...]