Funding boost for DARPA’s research and development show DOD’s willingness to “invest in a few big bets.”
DARPA’s optical phased array takes a big step toward low-power precision targeting.
Long-lasting legacy GPS systems allow leeway for slower development.
The company’s products, including Elite notebooks, tablets and desktops, will replace current systems at domestic and international bases.
SAIC will provide program management, production engineering and other services.
Requirements include continuous service and other support for the AFNet Cyber Weapons Systems.
The hybrid air vehicle could provide up to three weeks of continuous ISR capabilities.
The Naval Research Lab agrees to let NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction tap into the system for public forecasts.