C4ISR


satellite

New AF satellites offer more precise positioning capability

Air Force performs GPS III acoustic environmental testing prior to test launch.

Reaper

Air Force 3-star: “algorithmic warfare” needed for future ISR, combat ops

Artificial intelligence and human-machine warfare will increasingly be vital for Air Force ISR operations as a way to keep pace with the speed and scale of information technology.

Poseidon

P-8A software upgrade will increase communication, connectivity

The P-8A Poseidon will receive a software revamp as it approaches full operational capacity.

DDG 51

Navy seeks lightweight, jam resistant antennae

Ultra-wideband phased array antenna could reduce costs and electronic footprint of weapons systems

Stryker

AI helps Army with Stryker maintenance

Army Materiel Command's Logistics Support Activity worked with IBM and its Watson computer to use sensor technology to improve maintenance on Stryker vehicles.

B-2

Will computational advances help stealth survive digital air defenses?

A new Air Force study highlights the challenges of maintaining an advantage with stealth aircraft in light of the fast evolving digital processors used by adversary air defenses.

THAAD

MDA leaders work on new sensor for THAAD

The MDA is developing new electro-optical sensor technology that distinguishes between lethal and non-lethal threats.

Virginia-Class

Navy Virginia class subs get upgraded Tactical Control Systems

Attack submarines equipped with Tactical Control Systems for weapons control are getting new commercially developed hardware, software and tech for sensors, networks, command and control.

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