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US says China conducted secret anti-satellite weapons test

China is developing its ability to destroy satellites in orbit, which undermines stability in space, say State Department officials.

DARPA chief: Military's focus on big systems 'is now killing us'

Prabhaker says Pentagon has to shed its expensive, slow-moving approach to technology and new weapons.

Air Force takes $495M step toward hosted payloads for satellites

The service awards a contract to 14 companies with a plan for fast, flexible satellite operations.

Air Force wants human-machine teams for ISR analysis

AFRL’s Human Analyst Augmentation branch is looking for human-centric technologies to improve analysis of sensor data.

ULA launches Air Force's 'space neighborhood watch' satellites

ULA launched the first two satellites in the Air Force’s formerly secret Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program on July 28, after several days of delays.

'System on a chip' a boost for next-gen RF communications

DARPA researchers demonstrate an all-silicon SoC transmitter that could make RF systems smaller, lighter, cheaper and better.

An ISR drone in your pocket

Natick researchers are adapting a 16-gram, remotely operated helicopter that could send real-time video to soldiers and squads, indoors or out.

Army building a marketplace for tactical comm equipment

The program will set technical standards for hardware in support of the Common Operating Environment and provide a contract vehicle for vendors to work with.