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F-35 Helmet Lockheed

Navy tests new stealth F-35C upgraded Helmet Mounted Display

Pilots using the new 3 HMD will be able to see sensor information, targeting data and other flight data directly from a helmet visor.

Air Forcce B-52

Air Force to defend B-52 with laser weapons

An Air Force Research Lab program is testing experimental versions of an externally-mounted laser pod that can track and destroy attacking enemy missiles.

B-2

Air Force tests massive B-2 sensor upgrade

New Air Force sensor technology and software will permit the stealth aircraft to evade advanced air defenses.

WINT

Army integrates new WIN-T software interface

Software enhances connectivity between nodes on the WIN-T network and connects far ranging vehicles to the Tactical Operations Center.

sat

Air Force charts Wideband Global Satellite future

An Air Force analysis of alternatives considers a future plan for its constellation of Wideband Global Satellites.

Quantum computing

Pentagon examines smartphone encryption

Newly developed mobile encryption apps enable secure smart-phone messaging, chat and data sharing.

Aegis Radar Destroyer

Lockheed leverages radar, sensors for Aegis destroyers

Lockheed Martin is hoping the new administration will support efforts to upgrade the radar, sensors and processors used for the combat systems on the ships.

satellite

Air Force explores commercial satellite resiliency

The service is evaluating new ways to protect communications from jamming and interference.

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