New small UAV could be soldiers' future eye in the sky

The National Training Center hosts operational tests of the ISR drone, which the Army said is so new it hasn’t been named yet.

Navy adds to digital imaging deal for submarines

A contract modification with Lockheed continues a program to give periscopes a sharable video capacity.

China raises the cyber stakes with quantum satellite

The properties of quantum entanglement could deliver the first hack-proof communications.

MDA awards $99M deal to continue space-based sensor work

Utah State's Space Dynamics Lab, which has worked with MDA on other projects, will develop new state-of-the-art systems for missile defense.

Air Force to improve Military Code GPS receivers

A $52.6 million contract with Raytheon calls for modernizing the Miniature Airborne GPS receiver 2000 as the service shifts to stronger, jam-resistant signals.

A Raytheon NMT undergoes testing.

Navy ups contract for enhancing satellite comms

Contract modification for Raytheon will add to the work being done on the high-speed, versatile Navy Multiband Terminals.

A Navy diver puts Cornell University’s UUV into the water.

Research teams plumb the depths of autonomy with RoboSubs

Schools from around the world join a competition to advance UUV technology and encourage a new generation of engineers.

An engineer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds demonstrates SMASH.

Army looks to set up command posts on the fly

CERDEC is developing a wireless, voice activated system that can help expeditionary forces set up on the go.

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