Northrop Grumman will maintain and modernize the long-range ISR aircraft over the next five years.
The Space and Missile Defense Command is testing small satellites that could deliver over-the-horizon voice, data and imagery.
The Space and Missile Command has amended a research agreement streamlining EELV certification.
Offshoots from the DARPA/ONR Tern program could speed up launch and recovery, and boots ships' ISR and communications range.
GPS III is maneuverable, more resistant to jamming and can be upgraded.
Disagreement over whether UCLASS's primary role should be surveillance or strike has caused significant delays in the program, according to a GAO report.
The recent Mad Scientist Conference addressed the idea of embedding sensors into humans to help produce "sentient" data.
The Air Force is exploring new antisatellite technologies -- but keeping quiet about which ones -- in response to Chinese tests and Russia's hard line.