The Maneuver Battle Lab and Georgia Technical Research Institute will try out software for high-speed, close-to-the-ground autonomous navigation.
General Dynamics and Rockwell Collins are delivering 1,500 more of the two-channel, software-defines battlefield systems.
Acquisition assessment also finds major defense contractors maintain profit margins despite cost overruns and schedule growth.
After delays with Lockheed Martin Space Systems’ production of the first satellite, the service is looking for alternatives.
Under political pressure to stop using the RD-180 first-stage engine, the joint venture is studying concepts for a U.S.-made replacement.
The Tern program plans to build a medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS that doesn’t need an aircraft carrier for take-off.
The company will produce pre-production units of its advances radar warning receiver and electronic warfare management system for aircraft.
All-optical systems potentially offer increased data transfer rates and better security while avoiding the crowded electromagnetic spectrum.