Navy fills new top post for unmanned systems

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus taps retired Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Frank Kelley to be the deputy assistant secretary for the Navy’s unmanned systems.

SPAWAR in search of mobile C4I support

The Navy is looking for support in mobile command, control, communications, computer and intelligence capabilities that would operate in potentially hostile regions of the world.

U.S. sends drones to Africa for counterterrorism operations

The ScanEagle units being delivered to the Kenyan and Cameroonian militaries are part of an effort to share some of the military’s technological advantage with allies.

Wideband SATCOM terminals heading to sea

Norsat International gets a $2.7 million subcontract for maritime VSATs, or very small aperture terminals.

Army orders 19 next-gen, long-endurance Gray Eagles

General Atomics gets a contract for the Improved Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems, which can stay aloft nearly twice as long as previous versions.

U.S. discusses space-sharing activities with allies in New Zealand

Military leaders meet with counterparts from four other countries to talk about military-to-military partnerships and other topics.

Digital battlefield system puts multiple nations on the same page

The Army’s ASCA takes language out of the equation when coalition forces call for artillery support.

Tool kit would work for every language (all 7,000 of them)

A DARPA program looks to develop a rapid-response language tool to help U.S. personnel communicate anywhere in the world.

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