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Space Command wants better, cheaper (non-Russian) launch engines

The Air Force is considering commercial partnerships to develop a domestically produced booster propulsion system.

Lockheed demonstrates new maritime test bed for Navy

Simulated Aegis radar data was integrated with other ISR data to provide increased situational awareness in recent tests.

Program would fortify armored vehicles without adding armor

DARPA’s is looking for technologies that could allow vehicles to dodge incoming fire or avoid enemy detection entirely.

In drone wars, dogfights won't be in the air but in the spectrum

All unmanned craft use an RF link, with makes them vulnerable, says the chief of the Army’s Electronic Warfare Division. DOD is looking for an electromagnetic advantage.

Air Force orders 3 more Global Hawk UAVs

Northrop gets $240 million contract for Block 30 models of the ISR drone.

Aussie air force kicks in on P-8A spy planes

A $295 million DOD contract includes funding toward four maritime surveillance planes for Australia

New hacking scenario emerges: Wi-Fi signal-sniffing drones

Security analysts are increasingly concerned about camera-carrying drones that could also be used to breach wireless networks.

Army lab to provide software analysis for Joint Strike Fighter

ARMDEC will independently double-check the F-35’s software systems for safety, airworthiness.