The agency is looking for technologies to expand high-bandwidth communications and networking below the surface.
Advancements have enabled signals intelligence to supersede relying on human sources in the field, but progress has come with shortcomings of its own.
Researchers make a tape that could render soldiers invisible under infrared light.
General Dynamics will produce and repair components of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1 network.
As breaches mount, the military examines whether the threat of response can deter cyberattacks.
The service plans to reduce complexity and improve training for DCGS-A, which has met with criticism and resistance from users.
The command wants an "integrity agent" to ensure devices can operate in a trusted state and resist any kind of tampering.
The service's cyber commander tells Congress that recruiting and retaining civilian cyber warriors remains "challenging."