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An ISR drone in your pocket

Natick researchers are adapting a 16-gram, remotely operated helicopter that could send real-time video to soldiers and squads, indoors or out.

Army building a marketplace for tactical comm equipment

The program will set technical standards for hardware in support of the Common Operating Environment and provide a contract vehicle for vendors to work with.

Squad X aims to 'organically' integrate sensors, comm, data for small units

DARPA's program wants to bring a full, near-real-time operational picture to the infantry squad.

Senate bill would cut $500M from Defense IT budget

But cyber and R&D would get a boost under bill approved by the appropriations committee.

NERO jams aboard a drone in Army test

Flights show that a Gray Eagle can carry out electronic attacks currently handled by C-12 aircraft.

DISA shuts down an enterprise data center

Closing the DECC in Hunstville, Ala., is expected to add $3.2 million to the saving from consolidation.

Air Force certifies SpaceX launches for future contracts

The private space launch company is now qualified to compete for the Air Force’s EELV program.

3 companies get contracts for a satellite-launching space plane

DARPA’s XS-1 program aims to develop a hypersonic unmanned craft that can launch payloads from suborbital altitudes.