DARPA and the Air Force are readying a program to launch small, inexpensive satellites on short notice.
The event was part of the broader Bending the Cost Curve program, which aims to cut acquisition cycles for some program from years to weeks.
Adm. Paul F. Zukunft says the Coast Guard’s cyber defense capabilities must protect against nation states that might feel threatened by a growing U.S. natural resource export market.
The award to Data Links Solutions, identical to the recent deal to ViaSat, brings the total committed to MIDS JTRS terminals to nearly a billion dollars.
The strategy for 2015-2020 also calls for streamlining networks and supporting anytime/anywhere access for warfighters.
Northrop Grumman will continue to support the system that lets Global Hawks act as all-purpose, around-the-clock communications nodes.
The tests of the One System Remote Video Terminal are part of a long-range plan to improve UAS interoperability.
The service has awarded Rockwell Collins another contract modification to speed development of the high-powered, jam-resistant devices.