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How NGA plans to reinvent its acquisition efforts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to revamp its acquisition process to lean heavily on small businesses and agile spending authorities.

U.S. soldiers strap a simulated wounded soldier to a litter during a 2015 exercise in Hohenfels, Germany.  (Photo: DOD)

Can the Army digitize battlefield medical data?

The challenge: Using classified networks to transmit secure-but-unclassified health data and connect field medics to distant treatment facilities.

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IARPA looks to build 3-D geospatial models on the fly

Research program is developing automated systems that can quickly build complex 3-D models from commercial, satellite and airborne imagery.


Army looks at redefining its classified networks

Army leaders hope to modernize mobile networks through secure but unclassified pathways.

Navy awards $86.7M command and control contract

Scientific Research Corp. has won an $86.7 million contract to help the Navy install command and control systems.

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Air Force Research Lab wants a 'virtual wingman' for analytics

The conversational digital assistants would make complex analytics possible for nearly anyone, regardless of technical ability.

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Air Force awards 10-year data link contract

The Air Force chooses nine companies for a potential 10-year, $496 million data link platform support contract.


DARPA looks to radio for better network resiliency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for radio technology that can withstand the frequent signal degradation that routinely occurs in military operational environments.

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