C4ISR


New program looks to develop GPS-level capabilities – without GPS

DARPA sets a proposers’ day to explore options for alternative positioning, navigation and timing systems.

Air Force awards five-year deal for Joint Operation Planning tool

Under the contract, worth up to $98 million, Northrop Grumman will maintain and enhance the Strategic Command’s Collaborative Information Environment.

Teleporting information sets stage for ‘cyber secure’ communications

ARL researchers using quantum entanglement to move images and data say the technology could lead to handheld teleportation-exfiltration devices.

DARPA-funded augmented reality technology moves to commercial sector

Heads-up display software could appeal to gamers, military trainers.

Army opens up competition for tactical field radios

The service is launching a “radio marketplace” for Rifleman Radios as it ramps up its purchasing plans.

How the Army is building a better battlefield network

WIN-T, the centerpiece for the service's mobile tactical communications, rolls on in face of fiscal realities.

Army testing a real-time smartphone system for the battlefield

The system, called SULSAT, would provide streaming video and images, giving everyone from foot soldiers to company commanders the same view.

A drone by any other name is … an RPA?

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey has a point about saying “remotely piloted aircraft” rather than “unmanned” or the dreaded “drone.” But it might be too late to do anything about it.