DOD turns to more flexible ground terminals to combat anti-satellite threats

DOD is exploring ways to counter anti-satellite technology by using smart antennae, mobile ground terminals, and back up frequencies.

Aegis Radar Destroyer

New Navy destroyer radar conducts first flight test

The AN/SPY–6(V) radar system uses radar modular assembly unit, Gallium Nitride, and digital beam form technology to bring the Navy’s radar into the digital age.


Navy to speed move to digital weapons and networks

The aircraft carrier electronic launch system, electric weapons rail gun, and AN/SPY-6(V) radar are moving through testing phases toward operation.


DARPA battles to unclog wireless spectrum

DOD sponsors "modulation recognition" challenge to promote wireless situational awareness.


Navy implements interferometer-based technology EW

SEWIP Block 2 upgrades will improve electronic threat detection and signal jamming.


Navy upgrades E-2D Advanced Hawkeye radar

E-2D advanced radar software and hardware enhances the aircraft’s network-integrated early warning and cruise missile defense capabilities.


NATO to boost satellite, comms spending

The western military alliance to spend $3.2 billion over the next three years to upgrade satellite communications, cyber defenses.

Sea Hawk

Navy laser mine detection now operational

The new airborne mine detection system uses blue-green laser technology and the MH-60S helicopter to perform faster mine-sweeping.

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