John Ratigan iDirect Technologies

Next-gen man portables swap out size and weight, add performance

New satellite router boards for field use are about the size of an iPad, more battery-efficient and can handle high data rates.

Cyber conflict escalates: Second Chinese PLA hacking group accused

CrowdStrike releases a report implicating a Chinese military group in cyber espionage focusing on the satellite and aerospace industries.

UAS training to be basic training for Marine officers

The Basic School for new officers is adding a course on the RQ-11B Raven, a small, lightweight system that can provide ISR in the field.

Navy awards HP $138M extension for getting from NMCI to NGEN

The contract modification enables the company to provide NMCI services until Sept. 30, when NGEN is expected to take over.

Army, Marines get new blue force tracking system a step closer

The user friendly, mobile battlefield command and control tool gets a workout during NIE exercises at Fort Bliss.

Move over Spider-Man, Z-Man can climb walls, too

DARPA’s gecko-inspired technology would enable soldiers to scale walls without ropes or ladders.

US databases in South Korea hacked, employee info compromised

Personal information on more than 16,000 South Korean employees, former employees and job applicants may have been taken, but no military data was compromised, officials said.

Army boosts bandwidth with new suitcase-sized satellite terminals

T2C2, now a program of record, takes portable battlefield communications from kilobits to megabits per second.