C4ISR


'Space Pearl Harbor' debate rages

Policy analysts argue over how U.S. strategy should evolve to deal with asymmetric threats that could leave low Earth orbit unusable.

Army developing a 'flying motorcycle' for the battlefield

ARL and two companies are adapting the Malloy hoverbike for tactical recon and troop transport, for use as a cheaper, more agile option to helicopters.

Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

Air Force awards deal to fix some Global Hawk software

The $16.2 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman is intended to correct deficiencies in ground station software.

New gateway links military, civilian, international responders

This year’s JUICE exercise introduced a system that links Army networks with other military services, civilian agencies and partner nations.

Will SpaceX explosion impact Air Force launch competitions?

The company recently was green-lighted to compete for future launches of military satellites.

NRO jumps on open source bandwagon

Spy agencies are paradoxically embracing open source technologies as they seek more security.

Bill would mandate a streamlined satellite program

An amendment to the Senate intel bill would put into law what the military has been trying to do anyway.