C4ISR


The Air Force brings the B-52 into the digital age

With Boeing's CONECT communications system, the venerable bomber goes from 'a rotary-dial phone to a smartphone.'

Creative simulations help test new weather radar

The Air Force is testing updates for C-5 Galaxy color weather radars using the salvaged cockpit of a downed C-5 as a simulator.

Special Operations looking for additional UAS, training

The command recently issued a solicitation for at least three small UAS to be accompanied with training personnel in operation.

Army units' new Raven cameras see better than a hawk

Selected units recently received and tested 360-degree cameras with built-in infrared capabilities for their small UAS.

Navy's Fire Scout drone copter sets endurance record

The MQ-8C Fire Scout recently showed extended endurance and range for ISR, rescue and other missions.

Navy awards two huge deals for tactical radios

ViaSat and Data Link get contracts worth up to total of more then $880 million for MIDS Low Volume Terminals.

Researchers take high-bandwidth communications to the South Pole

With MUOS, developed by AFRL, the Navy and Lockheed Martin, researchers send the first voice-and-data communications from Antarctica.

Air Force puts 22 companies on $490M Agile Acquisition contract

The five-year deal covers work at Eglin Air Force Base to develop new systems and modify existing ones.