Funding boost for DARPA’s research and development show DOD’s willingness to “invest in a few big bets.”
Long-lasting legacy GPS systems allow leeway for slower development.
SAIC will provide program management, production engineering and other services.
Requirements include continuous service and other support for the AFNet Cyber Weapons Systems.
The hybrid air vehicle could provide up to three weeks of continuous ISR capabilities.
The Naval Research Lab agrees to let NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Prediction tap into the system for public forecasts.
The 2015 spending plan cuts back in expected areas, but also shows how the Pentagon's focus is shifting.
The first open systems spacecraft bus will allow for ‘responsive space’ capabilities.