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Navy's third high-bandwidth satellite ready for duty

MUOS-3 expands coverage to about three-quarters of the globe; the fourth and final satellite is expected to be launched later this year.

ISIS fallout: Satellite intel contract hits its ceiling 3 years early

DISA's contracting organization raises the ceiling on a $286.5 million deal for intelligence services while it makes plans to re-compete the contract.

Army outfits mine-resistant vehicles with anti-rollover technology

The Army will soon begin integrating electronic stability control into Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to prevent what has been a common problem.

Army kicks in retention bonuses for cyber warriors

The bonuses, ranging from $7,900 to $50,400, are another step toward establishing a career management field for cyber, the Army says.

Mabus says delays are hurting UCLASS development

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus voiced some frustration over the delays in the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program, which Congress wants to focus more on strike capabilities.

The elements of a lighter, faster command post of the future

The Army is adapting commercial technologies to make its deployed communications hubs easier to ship, set up, tear down and use.

Can you trust a 3D printed jet wing?

A new DARPA program looks at additive manufacturing from the inside out in order to establish reliable, repeatable processes.

Device can track soldier movements without GPS

Army researchers are developing a navigation system called WINS that can locate a soldier on a map when GPS signals are unavailable.