Communications


'Space Pearl Harbor' debate rages

Policy analysts argue over how U.S. strategy should evolve to deal with asymmetric threats that could leave low Earth orbit unusable.

Data link lets even small UAVs serve as secure comm nodes

The Marines recently tested Harris’ system, developed in 90 days, on hand-launched Raven UAS.

New gateway links military, civilian, international responders

This year’s JUICE exercise introduced a system that links Army networks with other military services, civilian agencies and partner nations.

Will SpaceX explosion impact Air Force launch competitions?

The company recently was green-lighted to compete for future launches of military satellites.

Bill would mandate a streamlined satellite program

An amendment to the Senate intel bill would put into law what the military has been trying to do anyway.

Military establishes space-focused center to counter China, Russia

The Air Force and Rand Corp. have established the China Aerospace Studies Institute to focus on the persistent threat China and Russia poses to U.S. technological and military superiority.

Army awards contract for WIN-T Increment 2

The Army has awarded General Dynamics $219 million for full-rate production of systems for its battlefield network.

DISA rolls out new classified smartphone system

The new version of DMCC-S improves interoperability, boosts graphics and sound, and adds a mobile device management system.