Deborah Lee James tells lawmakers that a domestic rocket engine might not be ready by 2019, because "this is rocket science."
The agency gives Exelis a $10.7 million deal to provide improvements in security and jam-resistant airborne communication as part of the Communications in Contested Environments program.
The modification covers continued support for integrated control of missile systems, sensors and operators.
U.S. AFRICOM will provide African partners with communications and intelligence platforms to better enable their forces.
Six months of testing have concluded on the first three satellites in the AEHF constellation, which could soon reach initial operating capability.
The service is looking for specialized personnel to assist and train special operators in signals intelligence for a real-life training scenario.
DARPA has announced plans to explore additional interest areas as part of a program to take tactical communications to the squad level.
A new instruction directs all military branches and components to incorporate Navwar and ensure that Positioning, Navigation, and Timing tools are reliable.