Communications


Navy awards $89M contract for submarine communications

Raytheon will deliver 25 of the high data rate systems for Navy and U.K. subs.

DARPA wants to plumb the depths of an underwater Internet

The agency is looking for technologies to expand high-bandwidth communications and networking below the surface.

Army awards $36M deal for tactical communications support

General Dynamics will produce and repair components of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 1 network.

Special forces aiming to lock down BlackBerry 10 devices

The command wants an "integrity agent" to ensure devices can operate in a trusted state and resist any kind of tampering.

Reusable rocket race heats up with Vulcan

ULA rolls out a new U.S. rocket with reusable components, while SpaceX again narrowly fails to recover a spent launcher.

An unexpected source of mobile security: Ada

The longstanding DOD programming language goes from mainframes to mobile devices.

Pentagon's near-zero power plan could change the game for wireless sensors

DARPA's N-ZERO program would make devices that lie dormant but aware until triggered by a specified event.

Should DOD put IPv6 back on the front burner?

An IG report underscores the fact that, while IPv4 might be fine right now, its days are numbered.