Defense IT


Researchers add more core technologies to Squad X program

DARPA has announced plans to explore additional interest areas as part of a program to take tactical communications to the squad level.

DOD puts emphasis on Navigation Warfare, accurate GPS signals

A new instruction directs all military branches and components to incorporate Navwar and ensure that Positioning, Navigation, and Timing tools are reliable.

Army bringing Strykers into its tactical battlefield network

Service adds another unit to the satellite-based WIN-T, which reduces reliance on fixed for line-of-sight communications.

Lighter, mesh antennas can help cut satellite costs

Harris and Vanguard are developing a lightweight, high-density mesh for satellite antenna reflectors that unfurl in space.

Navy’s S&T strategy: Lean on technology

The Navy sets forth its science and technology plans for the near- and long-term.

Budget requests reveal military's R&D priorities

From cyber to lasers and dual manned/unmanned systems, the military services focus on the future.

ONR makes a serious game of missile defense, electronic warfare

Strike Group Defender: The Missile Matrix gives sailors realistic lessons in how to respond to incoming threats.

Navy outlines plans for tech-centric weapons systems

At the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, ONR highlights its funded and unfunded New Starts for 2016.