DARPA’s program could let unmanned aircraft work around the contested airspace and spectrum likely in future conflicts.
The X-37B spacecraft’s secret mission could involve testing new space surveillance technology.
Companies are eligible for individual awards under the $5.8 billion contract.
The ALASA program seeks to cut the costs of launching small satellites into space with a reusable launch vehicle.
Upward Falling Payloads would be remotely launched to disrupt and monitor enemy ships.
The unmanned aircraft will add over 2.7 million square miles of ISR coverage.
CIO says the service aims to increase bandwidth and IT capacity “a thousand times.”
The Pacific Command is sending the highly sensitive Towed Pinger Locator 25 system to the Indian Ocean.