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Air Force Research Lab wants a 'virtual wingman' for analytics

The conversational digital assistants would make complex analytics possible for nearly anyone, regardless of technical ability.

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Air Force awards 10-year data link contract

The Air Force chooses nine companies for a potential 10-year, $496 million data link platform support contract.


DARPA looks to radio for better network resiliency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for radio technology that can withstand the frequent signal degradation that routinely occurs in military operational environments.

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DOD looks to solve battlefield network issues

DARPA is reaching out for help in developing radio technology for the battlefield that increases network reliability.


Air Force awards 'Gray Wolf' networked missile contract

Lockheed Martin wins a five-year, $110 million Air Force contract to build a "Gray Wolf" missile prototype that can connect with other weapons via a network.

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Beam-switching tech successfully tested on Predator drone

Hopping between narrower satellite beams could increase data transfer and resiliency for the military's unmanned aerial systems.

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Marines seek new enterprise mobility management solution

The Marine Corps is gathering information as it explores development of a system to manage mobile devices around the globe.

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DOD should rethink its approach to IoT

While civilian agencies would do well to followthe Defense Department's lead in embracing IoT, all of government should look to smaller, emerging tech companies as well as traditional contractors.

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