C4ISR


Navy wants to take big data into battle

ONR calls for ideas on a framework and analytics tools to help with warfighting efforts.

4G LTE and other high-speed tools ready for the battlefield

The Army boosts bandwidth at forward deployed posts with a fast, secure Wi-Fi network.

Army to test low-altitude UAV flights

The Maneuver Battle Lab and Georgia Technical Research Institute will try out software for high-speed, close-to-the-ground autonomous navigation.

Army adding to its supply of Manpack radios

General Dynamics and Rockwell Collins are delivering 1,500 more of the two-channel, software-defines battlefield systems.

UAVs, C4ISR systems aren’t always reliable, Pentagon report finds

Acquisition assessment also finds major defense contractors maintain profit margins despite cost overruns and schedule growth.

Air Force considers switching vendors on GPS III program

After delays with Lockheed Martin Space Systems’ production of the first satellite, the service is looking for alternatives.

ULA considers non-Russian launch engine for Atlas V

Under political pressure to stop using the RD-180 first-stage engine, the joint venture is studying concepts for a U.S.-made replacement.

DARPA, Navy want long-range ISR drones for smaller ships

The Tern program plans to build a medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS that doesn’t need an aircraft carrier for take-off.