Between fiscal pressures and the end of the space shuttle program, the U.S. government must find creative ways of meeting spaceflight needs.
Satellite security problems change constantly, but contracts don't, officials say.
Lockheed Martin has developed a prototype of a new radar system that is designed to track orbiting space objects and boost space situational awareness.
Companies are seeking to combine open-source data to predict future events.
The Air Force's Air Mobility Command will use the tablets to display digital flight charts and go paperless.
The growing horsepower of smart phones and tablets is making them an attractive aspect of the Defense Department's plans to make much more data available to warfighters deployed in the field.
The Pentagon and defense industry are all too aware that there is a day coming when U.S. unmanned aerial vehicles will no longer reign supreme over international airspace. So, what's a drone to do?
An extension to an existing AeroVironment contract with the Air Force includes engineering services, operational Switchblade systems and operator training.