In its biannual report envisioning future military systems, the agency also lauds one-time new technologies for their effectiveness.
The company also is building a $20 million Maryland Space Assembly and Test facility to focus on expanded payload production.
A DARPA video shows how the SoS concept could be applied to air operations involving manned and unmanned aircraft.
Adm. Cecil Haney outlines the dangers in space, from debris to potentially hostile space vehicles.
As funding cuts push back plans for the next generation of satellites, the service says the current constellation can handle the load.
U.S., NATO officials call for better readiness against the tactic, which uses information warfare, cyberattacks, economic strategies and other steps to destabilize a country before the tanks roll in.
DOD is using mobile devices in conventional and unconventional ways, which brings a lot of challenges to go with the convenience.
DARPA researchers are looking for ways to more efficiently use radar and communications systems in order to reduce congestion.