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A Navy X-47B takes off from an aircraft carrier.

Navy again rebrands carrier-based drone program

Officials tell lawmakers what the service has planned for its carrier unmanned capability.

DOD official: The spectrum should be a domain of warfare

In a recent panel discussion, an Air Force general said the electromagnetic spectrum should be declared a domain, given how important EMS operations are.

A NASA illustration of RestoreL

US looks to expand the range of satellite-fixing robots

DARPA, aiming high in GEO, and NASA, aiming lower in LEO, are preparing to launch robotic satellite repair spacecraft.

With US assistance, Afghanistan starts flying drones

The Afghan Army marked the inaugural launch of a ScanEagle UAS system to help provide better overhead ISR coverage.

Army speeds up its battlefield satcom

The Wideband Global Satellite, accessible via portable terminals, delivers a 12-fold increase in communications.

Air Force looks to protect space with new enterprise vision

Gen. John Hyten recently announced the Space Enterprise Vision to counter the ever-emerging threats to the space domain.

The EA-6B Prowler.

DOD adds electronic attack aircraft to the fight against ISIS

The Defense Department has announced that EA-6B Prowler aircraft, specializing in tactical jamming capabilities, have deployed to support the anti-ISIS efforts.

Navy lab lends a FRENDly hand to robotic GEO satellite repair

Military laboratories are contributing to a revolutionary program aimed at robotically repairing satellites more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

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