Recent engagements indicate Russia’s electronic warfare capabilities are growing while two wars have eroded U.S. countermeasures.
The Army is looking for research proposals that can address new requirements and development of maturing technologies in command, control, communications, computer and cyber.
The budget proposal provides insight into where investments for unmanned systems are going.
During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. McCain and others expressed exasperation with the U.S. reliance on a Russian-made rocket engine to send payloads into space.
The Navy's new director of unmanned systems Rear Adm. Robert Girrier provided an overview of the N-99 directorate’s plan, including greatly extending the endurance of those systems.
With ULA launching the last of the second generation, the service awards Lockheed a contract to help the transition to the next generation.
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told sailors that the Defense Department big plans for UUV over the next five years.
A recent annual report to Congress by the office of Operational Test & Evaluation details areas in which the services have missed the mark in mitigating vulnerabilities and deficiencies in tests of UAVs.