Offshoots from the DARPA/ONR Tern program could speed up launch and recovery, and boots ships' ISR and communications range.
GPS III is maneuverable, more resistant to jamming and can be upgraded.
Disagreement over whether UCLASS's primary role should be surveillance or strike has caused significant delays in the program, according to a GAO report.
The recent Mad Scientist Conference addressed the idea of embedding sensors into humans to help produce "sentient" data.
The Air Force is exploring new antisatellite technologies -- but keeping quiet about which ones -- in response to Chinese tests and Russia's hard line.
Thales and Harris will compete for order of up to 193,276 of the software-defined radios, designed to take tactical communications to dismounted soldiers.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency launches a public site to help with damage assessment maps and other data services.
The agreement announced this week calls for greater information sharing and mutual defense.