Communications


Air Force wants ‘mini crypto’ devices for battlefield ops

The service issues an RFP for NSA-certified modules that can be embedded in small communications devices.

Marines’ Networking-On-The-Move takes to the waves

The mesh networking system, used on land since 2009, passes its first tests on water.

Army develops smartphone system to detect chemical, biological threats

The system would allow soldiers to identify potential threats on the spot.

Air Force's BATMAN team testing Google Glass

Researchers developing medical app for smartphones, tablets and Google Glass to be used by pararescue jumpers.

Army awards Exelis five-year deal for battlefield radios

The company will provide radio appliqués for the Soldier Radio Waveform under a contract potentially worth $988 million.

L-3, Intelsat demonstrate anti-jam technology for military satellites

The demonstration is part of an Air Force effort to leverage commercial technologies to provide anti-jam satellite communications.

Navy committed, but cautious, on Joint Information Environment

IT leaders are on board with the concept, but want to be sure about security, cost and standards.

Navy’s new airborne command and control post arrives

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is a key to network-centric battle groups.