Geospatial and Intelligence


Robot repairmen would fix satellites in space

DARPA’s Phoenix program also is developing new designs for satellites that would cut their costs.

Pentagon gives weight to electronic warfare

An update to DOD’s policy calls for incorporating EW into the full range of military operations.

Navy sending black-box locator to aid in search for MH 370

The Pacific Command is sending the highly sensitive Towed Pinger Locator 25 system to the Indian Ocean.

GPS III program faces cuts, more delays in 2015 budget

Long-lasting legacy GPS systems allow leeway for slower development.

Hyperspectral sensor lets drones see through camouflage, spot explosives

The Air Force plans to flight-test the ACES-HY aboard a Predator UAV.

Army’s move to Samsung reflects a flexible mobile strategy

The service is adding 7,000 Galaxy Note II smartphones to the Nett Warrior system, but they won’t work like typical smartphones.

Air Force unveils secret space surveillance satellites

Two will be launched into geosynchronous orbit this year, to keep a close eye on other countries’ satellites and space debris.

Air Force launches first GPS satellite of the year

GPS Block IIF satellites continue to replace aging satellites, while the Air Force prepares for the next-generation GPS III.