The contract calls for continued support of three generations of satellite communications.
The low-power, low-cost Optical Orbital Debris Spotter will allow for greater monitoring of the space debris threatening critical satellite infrastructure.
The kit will allow secure voice, video and data access to SIPRNet from any Internet connection, and will be available DOD-wide.
The Space and Missile Defense Command is testing small satellites that could deliver over-the-horizon voice, data and imagery.
The annual report to Congress also focuses a growing emphasis on electronic warfare, space and unmanned vehicles.
The Space and Missile Command has amended a research agreement streamlining EELV certification.
GPS III is maneuverable, more resistant to jamming and can be upgraded.
Next week the Pentagon will host a display of more than 100 research projects and tech-centric success stories.