As UAVs proliferate, the military tries to prepare to defend against those of other forces.
The dual-SIM phone, which will self-destruct if tampered with, will be marketed to government agencies and contractors as a secure alternative.
The Air Force plans to flight-test the ACES-HY aboard a Predator UAV.
The service is adding 7,000 Galaxy Note II smartphones to the Nett Warrior system, but they won’t work like typical smartphones.
Two will be launched into geosynchronous orbit this year, to keep a close eye on other countries’ satellites and space debris.
The plan looks to develop flexible, more efficient technologies to meet both military and commercial the demand for bandwidth.
GPS Block IIF satellites continue to replace aging satellites, while the Air Force prepares for the next-generation GPS III.
Randall Cieslak, CIO of the U.S. Pacific Command, is honored as the DON CIO’s office hands out its annual awards.