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Air Force looking for low-cost, disposable attack drones

By relaxing its usual requirements, the service is hoping to make UAS inexpensive enough so that their loss could be "tolerated."

DARPA wants to put real-time links into tiny satellites

The Pentagon’s research arm is looking for lightweight and low-power communications links for CubeSats.

Army gets OK for next stage of tactical network

Increment 2 of the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical, being built by General Dynamics, will go into full-rate production.

Army tests satellite-independent battlefield radio

The service has developed a method for improved communications without the need for satellites by using vehicle-mounted, high-bandwidth networking radios.

NATO gets its first AGS surveillance aircraft

Northrop Grumman and its industry partners deliver the first of five UAS that will be part of a system-of-systems ISR capability.

Navy's third high-bandwidth satellite ready for duty

MUOS-3 expands coverage to about three-quarters of the globe; the fourth and final satellite is expected to be launched later this year.

ISIS fallout: Satellite intel contract hits its ceiling 3 years early

DISA's contracting organization raises the ceiling on a $286.5 million deal for intelligence services while it makes plans to re-compete the contract.

Mabus says delays are hurting UCLASS development

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus voiced some frustration over the delays in the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program, which Congress wants to focus more on strike capabilities.