Humans, computers and the quest for Sensing as a Service

At the GEOINT symposium, AFRL’s Steve Rogers talks about the gap between automated systems and true autonomy.

Airborne 'stealth launch' of CubeSat said to be underway

DARPA and the Air Force are readying a program to launch small, inexpensive satellites on short notice.

Navy awards a second $478.6M contract for joint tactical radios

The award to Data Links Solutions, identical to the recent deal to ViaSat, brings the total committed to MIDS JTRS terminals to nearly a billion dollars.

Air Force awards $145.4M to keep BACN flying

Northrop Grumman will continue to support the system that lets Global Hawks act as all-purpose, around-the-clock communications nodes.

Army tests giving ground forces control of Gray Eagle payload

The tests of the One System Remote Video Terminal are part of a long-range plan to improve UAS interoperability.

Air Force accelerates development of military GPS receivers

The service has awarded Rockwell Collins another contract modification to speed development of the high-powered, jam-resistant devices.

Air Force looking for low-cost, disposable attack drones

By relaxing its usual requirements, the service is hoping to make UAS inexpensive enough so that their loss could be "tolerated."

DARPA wants to put real-time links into tiny satellites

The Pentagon’s research arm is looking for lightweight and low-power communications links for CubeSats.