Program would improve 3D imaging by going flat

A new DARPA program would replace the heavy telescopes used in LIDAR systems with lightweight, inexpensive flat optics.

General Dynamics wins $80M Air Force communications contract

The contract, worth up to $80 million, will support air defense missions for North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Forces’ communication systems.

MUOS satellite network could go online by spring

Lockheed Martin said the Navy accepted the fourth satellite in the global network this week.

Navy's Fire Scout drone helicopter passes its latest test

The MQ-8C recently demonstrated enhanced endurance and sensor capabilities, manufacturer Northrop Grumman said.

For the Air Force, big data analytics in ISR is a team sport

The service’s Jon Kimminau lays out the challenges of increasing collection and improving analysis in a time of tight budgets.

Air Force wants 'kill chain' integration in network systems

In a recently released solicitation, the service said it wants to improve security and its ISR capabilities though full-spectrum awareness of emerging threats.

Army teams up with robot vehicles

CERDEC researchers demonstrate how autonomous ground vehicles can work with soldiers to establish beyond-line-of-sight communications.

Army command takes tactical network to the next level

The I Corps, which covers the Pacific theater, is using WIN-T Increment 2 to make Strykers into mobile headquarters.

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