Raytheon will deliver 25 of the high data rate systems for Navy and U.K. subs.
The agency is looking for technologies to expand high-bandwidth communications and networking below the surface.
Advancements have enabled signals intelligence to supersede relying on human sources in the field, but progress has come with shortcomings of its own.
General Dynamics will produce and repair components of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1 network.
The service plans to reduce complexity and improve training for DCGS-A, which has met with criticism and resistance from users.
The command wants an "integrity agent" to ensure devices can operate in a trusted state and resist any kind of tampering.
ULA rolls out a new U.S. rocket with reusable components, while SpaceX again narrowly fails to recover a spent launcher.
ONR, in another breakthrough for autonomous technology, shows how a team of small drones can work together to protect an asset or attack an enemy.