Defense IT

Inmarsat gets $450M satellite contract

DISA awards the company a potentially five-year deal to provide commercial satellite services to the Navy.

Stratcom and NRO continue space intel partnership

The heads of U.S. Strategic Command and the National Reconnaissance Office signed a collaborative agreement to ensure continued strengthening of U.S. space enterprise resilience.

Marines conduct first live-fire augmented reality training

The exercise takes the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer system developed by the Office of Naval Research to the next level.

Navy launches 4th satellite in global tactical comms system

MUOS-4 will extend high-bandwidth IP-based communications around the globe.

Air Force looks to boost its EW capabilities

As U.S. falls behind in electronic warfare capabilities, AFRL is looking for as kit to test new prototypes.

Army plans to 'revamp' Gray Eagle's data link

The service is looking to expand the drone’s communications capability, with an eye toward manned-unmanned missions.

DARPA awards $7.9 million deal for spectrum sharing work

Leidos will execute Phase 2 of the SSPARC program, which looks to allow radar and communications systems share bandwidth.

Fears rising over traffic jam in space

The commercial satellite industry is increasingly worried about space junk and lack of accurate warnings from DOD satellite trackers.