C4ISR


Army deploys 'flying command post' for paratroopers

The EMC2 system provides lets paratroopers plan missions en route and get live views of a landing zone right up to the time of a jump.

'Space Pearl Harbor' debate rages

Policy analysts argue over how U.S. strategy should evolve to deal with asymmetric threats that could leave low Earth orbit unusable.

Army developing a 'flying motorcycle' for the battlefield

ARL and two companies are adapting the Malloy hoverbike for tactical recon and troop transport, for use as a cheaper, more agile option to helicopters.

Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

Air Force awards deal to fix some Global Hawk software

The $16.2 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman is intended to correct deficiencies in ground station software.

New gateway links military, civilian, international responders

This year’s JUICE exercise introduced a system that links Army networks with other military services, civilian agencies and partner nations.

Will SpaceX explosion impact Air Force launch competitions?

The company recently was green-lighted to compete for future launches of military satellites.

NRO jumps on open source bandwagon

Spy agencies are paradoxically embracing open source technologies as they seek more security.