The increasing demand for Predator and Reaper missions combined with the difficulty of recruiting and retaining pilots is threatening the fleet’s effectiveness.
The GhostSwimmer, developed under the Silent NEMO project, can run silent, run deep.
Tactical engagement teams will school leaders and soldiers on employing the intelligence system as a weapons system.
The blimp-like, radar-equipped vehicle will be tested for integration into NORAD’s air defense systems.
Lockheed Martin opens a facility to speed up testing and certification of MUOS terminals and applications.
The service is requesting industry input on improving the system’s data gathering, analysis, sharing and compatibility with Intelligence Community standards.
The system performed well in recent tests, but budget pressures will push its deployment back by a year.
The Navy’s Infrared Search and Track system can track heat sources from long rnage while avoiding detection itself.