The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency says blockchain technology has "enormous" potential to improve disaster relief efforts.
The US Navy will run a blockchain trial this summer – a test largely aimed to boost the security of its manufacturing systems.
The US should promote investments in blockchain as part of a broader fight against cyberthreats, a former Defense Department official has said.
A major US defense agency devoted to advanced R&D is seeking to create a secure-blockchain-based messaging system.
Bitcoin is one of various modern technologies the DoD is studying over potential security and terrorism threats.