C4ISR


Navy awards two huge deals for tactical radios

ViaSat and Data Link get contracts worth up to total of more then $880 million for MIDS Low Volume Terminals.

Researchers take high-bandwidth communications to the South Pole

With MUOS, developed by AFRL, the Navy and Lockheed Martin, researchers send the first voice-and-data communications from Antarctica.

Air Force puts 22 companies on $490M Agile Acquisition contract

The five-year deal covers work at Eglin Air Force Base to develop new systems and modify existing ones.

Open source effort targets the trouble with joint avionics

The Future Airborne Capability Environment seeks to deliver common avionics components for all three services.

Computer designs deliver innovative radio solution for SOCOM

Engineers using a 3D CAD program developed an innovative way to create a two-in-one radio mount while adhering to strict weight requirements.

Army awards $1B for intelligence and info warfare support

Four companies are named to the nearly $1 billion contract to support the directorate that develops ISR, cyber and electronic warfare capabilities.

Air Force wants to meld humans and machines for ISR analysis

AFRL hires researchers to find ways to bring humans into the analytics loop via cognitive systems.

Pentagon plans to boost drone flights by 50 percent

DOD will supplement Air Force crews with Army, Special Forces and contractor teams to cover more territory, a Wall Street Journal reports says.