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Airborne 'stealth launch' of CubeSat said to be underway

DARPA and the Air Force are readying a program to launch small, inexpensive satellites on short notice.

Navy awards a second $478.6M contract for joint tactical radios

The award to Data Links Solutions, identical to the recent deal to ViaSat, brings the total committed to MIDS JTRS terminals to nearly a billion dollars.

Air Force awards $145.4M to keep BACN flying

Northrop Grumman will continue to support the system that lets Global Hawks act as all-purpose, around-the-clock communications nodes.

Army tests giving ground forces control of Gray Eagle payload

The tests of the One System Remote Video Terminal are part of a long-range plan to improve UAS interoperability.

Air Force accelerates development of military GPS receivers

The service has awarded Rockwell Collins another contract modification to speed development of the high-powered, jam-resistant devices.

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.