C4ISR


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.

The elements of a lighter, faster command post of the future

The Army is adapting commercial technologies to make its deployed communications hubs easier to ship, set up, tear down and use.

Device can track soldier movements without GPS

Army researchers are developing a navigation system called WINS that can locate a soldier on a map when GPS signals are unavailable.

Navy awards $479M deal for joint tactical radios

The MIDS JTRS terminals allow high-speed, jam-resistant sharing of voice, data and imagery among U.S. and coalition forces.

Lockheed wins C4ISR security contract for Coast Guard cutter

The company was recently awarded a $72 million contract to provide a C4ISR system for the Coast Guard’s eighth National Security Cutter.

Air Force certifies SpaceX for satellite launches

Upstart will compete with incumbent United Launch Alliance on GPS III launches.

Future of unmanned capabilities: MALE vs HALE

While the U.S. has had a lot of success with medium-altitude unmanned aircraft against non-state actors, more technologically formidable militaries such as China's could be a problem.