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Army, Marines get new blue force tracking system a step closer

The user friendly, mobile battlefield command and control tool gets a workout during NIE exercises at Fort Bliss.

Army boosts bandwidth with new suitcase-sized satellite terminals

T2C2, now a program of record, takes portable battlefield communications from kilobits to megabits per second.

Russia to restrict military use of GPS stations in its territory

The retaliatory move comes in the wake of U.S. rejection of Russian GLONASS monitoring stations, but will have little effect on GPS users.

Air Force switches contractors with $298M award for FAB-T satellite terminals

Raytheon snags contract from Boeing to provide terminals for “nuclear survivable” satcom.

Air Force awards deal for Space Fence to track orbital debris

Lockheed Martin wins the $914.7 million contract to build a system to track even small bits of space junk.

Cardillo to replace Letitia Long as head of NGA

Long is retiring after heading geospatial-intelligence agency since 2010.

New program looks to develop GPS-level capabilities – without GPS

DARPA sets a proposers’ day to explore options for alternative positioning, navigation and timing systems.

Air Force awards five-year deal for Joint Operation Planning tool

Under the contract, worth up to $98 million, Northrop Grumman will maintain and enhance the Strategic Command’s Collaborative Information Environment.