The service is looking to expand the drone’s communications capability, with an eye toward manned-unmanned missions.
Leidos will execute Phase 2 of the SSPARC program, which looks to allow radar and communications systems share bandwidth.
The commercial satellite industry is increasingly worried about space junk and lack of accurate warnings from DOD satellite trackers.
With Boeing's CONECT communications system, the venerable bomber goes from 'a rotary-dial phone to a smartphone.'
The Air Force is testing updates for C-5 Galaxy color weather radars using the salvaged cockpit of a downed C-5 as a simulator.
The command recently issued a solicitation for at least three small UAS to be accompanied with training personnel in operation.
The MQ-8C Fire Scout recently showed extended endurance and range for ISR, rescue and other missions.
Selected units recently received and tested 360-degree cameras with built-in infrared capabilities for their small UAS.