$491 Million Diesel Contract Could Help Save Troop Lives

By Samir Naqvi – Oct. 15, 2018 Many civilians tend to take for granted their access to electricity and cellular communications. Natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other events that can suddenly (and temporarily) leave cell towers and power lines inoperable can send residents into a panic. But for members of the military, temporarily losing the ability to communicate with others …

Election Meddling

The Department of Defense Renews its Focus on Cyber ‘Election-Meddling’

By Troy Barnes – Oct 8, 2018 As November’s midterm elections draw closer, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) is taking strong steps to assist state and local municipalities in combating election interference and fraud from foreign sources. Learn about some of the biggest threats to U.S. election security and how the DoD is cracking down on threats from …

Department of Defense’s ‘Molar Mic’ Tests the Boundaries of Technology

By Samir Naqvi – Oct. 2, 2018 Hearing strange voices inside your head is typically cause for alarm. But it could become a lifesaving reality for soldiers in the very near future. For military members, one of the disadvantages to using handheld radios in the field is their lack of security — even if the signal sent through a two-way …

Open Source Improves Efficiency at the Department of Defense

By Troy Barnes – Sept. 24, 2018 In 2017, the Department of Defense (DoD) took a step toward crowdsourcing its computer code. That unprecedented move led to the launch of Code.mil. The initiative allows private software engineers to collaborate with federal employees on unclassified code. These coders from all over the world support important and time-sensitive DoD projects. One year …

artificial intelligence

What DARPA’s $2 Billion Investment in Contextual Reasoning Means for U.S. Defense

By Samir Naqvi – Sept. 17, 2018 Where a country’s military prowess was once measured by the size (and number) of guns, fighter jets, and heat-seeking missiles in its arsenal, today, artificial intelligence (AI) dominates the defense scene. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has seized on this paradigm shift by devoting $2 billion in AI research funding through …

RRDS, Inc., Receives 2016 Best of Newport Beach Award

Newport Beach Award Program Honors the Achievement RRDS, Inc., has been selected for the 2016 Best of Newport Beach Award in the Aerospace Company category by the Newport Beach Award Program. Each year, the Newport Beach Award Program identifies companies that it believes has achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that …

RRDS Awarded Multi-Million Dollar DoD Contract by The Army Corps of Engineers

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016, /PRNewswire/ — RRDS, Inc., the Southern California based defense contractor, was awarded a 10 million dollar FFP contract to supply bullet resistant panels to various military recruiting stations, nationwide. Under this contract RRDS will manufacture, ship/deliver, and provide warranty and installation services for the supply of bullet resistant panels (UL-Level 8 or above) to approximately 900 facilities throughout the United States and its territories. …