Communications


Air Force explores more efficient, jam-resistant data links

The service is looking for feedback on higher-frequency directional links that can increase capacity, spectral efficiency and jam resistance in tactical environments.

Pentagon program would hitch rides with commercial satellites

DARPA’s Phoenix program has released the specs for its plan to launch detachable payloads with commercial communications satellites.

Flight tests begin on system to speed up air strikes

DARPA's Persistent Close Air Support system links ground and air crews, allowing them to jointly select precision-guided weapons.

Army takes the next step on Force 2025 tactical system

Teams at Fort Bliss complete the latest tests of WIN-T Increment 2, bringing real-time battlefield intelligence to the company level.

Can derived credentials replace CACs? What you need to know

The need for them is real, but there are still a few details to be worked out, say Intel Corp.'s Kevin Fiftal and Steve Taylor.

Boeing claims new anti-jam capability

A new tactical waveform demonstrated by the satellite maker could be used in existing terminals and satellites.

Harvest time: Wearable gear generates its own power

The Army is testing technologies that could take batteries out of the equation for soldiers in the field.

ONR, Marines blend logistics into Agile Bloodhound

The annual test of real-time collaboration tools pushes the Corps toward mobile networking goal.