Navy sending black-box locator to aid in search for MH 370

The Pacific Command is sending the highly sensitive Towed Pinger Locator 25 system to the Indian Ocean.

The future of satellites: What are the options?

From reusable launch vehicles to high-throughput satellites and hosted payloads, DOD looks to meet rising demand while cutting costs.

Next phase of Mobile Hotspot program takes wing

DARPA hires L-3 to develop radio and router pods that can be mounted on a Shadow UAV, creating an airborne hotspot.

Air Force wants to toughen up aerial layer communications

The service is looking to spend nearly $10 million to upgrade current systems to operate in degraded, contested or outnumbered situations.

Air Force gives flight to advanced targeting pod

Sniper ATP-SE now provides additional networking capabilities for ground forces.

Watch: How Marines use small drones for situational awareness

Engineers and Marines demonstrate how they get "over the hill" reconnaissance.

Slicing up the spectrum: DOD’s tough task

The department needs to balance its own needs for more bandwidth while freeing up frequencies for commercial use.

Greg Gardner NetApp

Enabling battlefield big data ‘on the move’

UAVs, sensors and mobile devices are creating a staggering amount of data. Solid-state storage can help manage and analyze it, NetApp’s Greg Gardner says.