Army adding gigabit wireless to its tactical network

Aruba's Command Post Wi-Fi brings NSA-approved wireless to WIN-T at the battalion level.

Palm-sized atomic clock could reduce reliance on GPS

A DARPA program is calling for a small, low-power but extremely accurate clock that could maintain location data when GPS goes out.

NRL tests low-power, long-endurance sail drone

The Naval Research Lab, in partnership with Penn State, tested algorithms designed to increase the endurance of unmanned sailplanes that ride thermals the way some large birds do.

Northrop wins contract for GPS upgrades

The company will support modernization efforts for the embedded GPS/Inertial Navigation System.

Navy wants small drones that can see in the dark

The service is looking for small tactical unmanned aerial vehicles capable of providing ISR in both day and night operations in adverse environmental conditions.

Tern gets closer to extending ships' ISR reach at sea

The DARPA-ONR program to develop long-range, vertical-lift drones for smaller ships moves into Phase 3.

Navy awards large deal to upgrade satellite communications

Raytheon gets a contract that could be worth up to $467 million for Navy Multiband Terminals, which will quadruple capacity while providing anti-jamming features.

General Atomics to deliver two Predator drones to Italy

General Atomics announced that Italy has accepted the sale of the two final MQ-1 Predator UAVs in the company’s Predator A product line.

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