The blimp-like, radar-equipped vehicle will be tested for integration into NORAD’s air defense systems.
Lockheed Martin opens a facility to speed up testing and certification of MUOS terminals and applications.
The service is requesting industry input on improving the system’s data gathering, analysis, sharing and compatibility with Intelligence Community standards.
The system performed well in recent tests, but budget pressures will push its deployment back by a year.
The Navy’s Infrared Search and Track system can track heat sources from long rnage while avoiding detection itself.
SSC-Pacific is developing a small satellite that could transmit data to secure networks and relay a signal halfway around the world.
The Soldier Network Extension allows forward units to share target information from anywhere on the battlefield.
The service is looking for feedback on higher-frequency directional links that can increase capacity, spectral efficiency and jam resistance in tactical environments.