Defense IT


SpaceX protest halts Air Force satellite launches

A federal court ruling blocks an Air Force contractor from buying Russian rocket engines.

DISA exercises option on C2 modernization

The agency awards Northrop Grumman $53 million to continue work to support joint and multinational operations.

The potential benefits of a laser-based interplanetary Internet

NASA’s successful laser communications demonstration in lunar orbit could pave the way for expanding bandwidth on Earth.

Army gives 4 companies contracts for Soldier Radio Waveform systems

The companies will supply SRW-Appliqué systems to extend tactical communications in the field.

Pentagon's rapid plan for maintaining air superiority

DARPA’s system of systems approach looks to do away with long development cycles.

Marines reach deal for anti-IED jammers-in-a-backpack

The corps awards Northrop Grumman a contract with a $90 million ceiling for its Freedom 240 dismounted system.

In-flight system to give rapid-response forces a good look ahead

The Enroute Mission Command Capability, being installed on C17 aircraft, delivers real-time video and collaboration tools for planning missions.

Army gets tactical comm closer to the smartphone experience

The Common Operating Environment’s map-based apps and common look tie together the command, mounted and handheld platforms.