Air Force calls Raytheon's GPS control station 'a disaster'

The Space Command's head says GPS III’s operational control system is "embarrassing" to defend, as the service considers reopening parts of the program to competition.

Army rolls out online crypto storefront for tactical communications

The Web-based Key Management Infrastructure replaces a manual system that involved carrying keys to soldiers, even those on the battlefield.

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.

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