The service is adding 7,000 Galaxy Note II smartphones to the Nett Warrior system, but they won’t work like typical smartphones.
Two will be launched into geosynchronous orbit this year, to keep a close eye on other countries’ satellites and space debris.
The plan looks to develop flexible, more efficient technologies to meet both military and commercial the demand for bandwidth.
Q-Warrior head-up display would improve situational awareness for soldiers.
GPS Block IIF satellites continue to replace aging satellites, while the Air Force prepares for the next-generation GPS III.
Unmanned ground and aircraft vehicles will work together to carry out a surveillance/targeting scenario.
Randall Cieslak, CIO of the U.S. Pacific Command, is honored as the DON CIO’s office hands out its annual awards.
The move is an initial step in modernizing the service’s use of commercial mobile technologies.