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China raises the cyber stakes with quantum satellite

The properties of quantum entanglement could deliver the first hack-proof communications.

MDA awards $99M deal to continue space-based sensor work

Utah State's Space Dynamics Lab, which has worked with MDA on other projects, will develop new state-of-the-art systems for missile defense.

Air Force to improve Military Code GPS receivers

A $52.6 million contract with Raytheon calls for modernizing the Miniature Airborne GPS receiver 2000 as the service shifts to stronger, jam-resistant signals.

A Raytheon NMT undergoes testing.

Navy ups contract for enhancing satellite comms

Contract modification for Raytheon will add to the work being done on the high-speed, versatile Navy Multiband Terminals.

A Navy diver puts Cornell University’s UUV into the water.

Research teams plumb the depths of autonomy with RoboSubs

Schools from around the world join a competition to advance UUV technology and encourage a new generation of engineers.

An engineer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds demonstrates SMASH.

Army looks to set up command posts on the fly

CERDEC is developing a wireless, voice activated system that can help expeditionary forces set up on the go.

Engine glitch stalls Navy's MUOS-5 satellite

The Navy considers its options after the main engine fails for the fifth satellite in the constellation, which is intended to be a spare

Air Force says the F-35 is combat ready

The Joint Strike Fighter, the most complex and expensive weapon system in history, gets a green light from its biggest customer.

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