Communications


US says China conducted secret anti-satellite weapons test

Tests of China’s ability to destroy satellites in orbit undermine stability in space and must stop, say State Department officials.

Air Force takes $495M step toward hosted payloads for satellites

The service awards a contract to 14 companies with a plan for fast, flexible satellite operations.

DARPA moves ahead on protecting military wireless networks

The Wireless Network Defense program looks to lay the foundation for the next generation of wireless systems.

ULA launches Air Force's 'space neighborhood watch' satellites

ULA launched the first two satellites in the Air Force’s formerly secret Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program on July 28, after several days of delays.

'System on a chip' a boost for next-gen RF communications

DARPA researchers demonstrate an all-silicon SoC transmitter that could make RF systems smaller, lighter, cheaper and better.

Army building a marketplace for tactical comm equipment

The program will set technical standards for hardware in support of the Common Operating Environment and provide a contract vehicle for vendors to work with.

Squad X aims to 'organically' integrate sensors, comm, data for small units

DARPA's program wants to bring a full, near-real-time operational picture to the infantry squad.

NERO jams aboard a drone in Army test

Flights show that a Gray Eagle can carry out electronic attacks currently handled by C-12 aircraft.