Communications


These Marines will take Android smartphones into the field

An app for civil assistance missions will streamline data collection and sharing, while replacing manual, paper-based processes.

Air Force’s infrared satellite system gets to the next step

Lockheed and Northrop deliver the payload for the fourth GEO satellite in the Space Based Infrared System.

Welcome aboard: Navy shipyard crews going paperless

Accenture wins a $16.3 million contract to develop a tablet-based mobile system for maintenance operations.

ATK enters competition to replace Russian rocket engine

Solid-rocket booster manufacturer would compete with a United Launch Alliance-Blue Origins team for new Atlas V engine.

Navy tracks how solar events can disrupt satellite navigation

Coronal mass ejections can affect WAAS and other electronic systems in wide-ranging ways.

Air Force awards $40 million for electromagnetic research

River Research Institute, a non-profit organization, will conduct basic, applied and advanced research to improve C4ISR capabilities.

Stratcom signs space data agreement with U.K., Canada, Australia

The Combined Space Operations initiative will share space situational awareness information and resources among the allies.

ULA, Bezos join forces on new rocket engine

A commercial aerospace venture backed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos will work with the United Launch Alliance to develop a new engine for Atlas and Delta rockets used to launch many military satellites.