Army wants help with next-gen C5 tech

The Army is looking for research proposals that can address new requirements and development of maturing technologies in command, control, communications, computer and cyber.

Where DOD is planning to spend on unmanned systems in 2017

The budget proposal provides insight into where investments for unmanned systems are going.

Lawmakers grill Clapper over U.S.-Russia space arrangement

During a Senate hearing on Tuesday, Sen. McCain and others expressed exasperation with the U.S. reliance on a Russian-made rocket engine to send payloads into space.

Navy's plans include drones that can operate for months at a time

The Navy's new director of unmanned systems Rear Adm. Robert Girrier provided an overview of the N-99 directorate’s plan, including greatly extending the endurance of those systems.

Final GPS II satellite goes into orbit as Air Force gets ready for GPS III

With ULA launching the last of the second generation, the service awards Lockheed a contract to help the transition to the next generation.

DOD plans to invest $600M in unmanned underwater vehicles

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told sailors that the Defense Department big plans for UUV over the next five years.

Report details deficiencies in UAV testing

A recent annual report to Congress by the office of Operational Test & Evaluation details areas in which the services have missed the mark in mitigating vulnerabilities and deficiencies in tests of UAVs.

Army developing a universal control for all of its drones

The TOGA system will reduce the number of pilots required while better integrating ISR with its tactical network.

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