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Air Force Research Lab tests high power electromagnetic EW & cyber weapons

High-power electromagnetic systems could pave the way for non-lethal, non-kinetic weapons in future military operations.

Air Force

The Army’s new medical data link connects medevac helicopters and hospitals

MEDHUB uses a system of wireless sensors to transmit real-time patient data to better prepare hospitals to treat them once they arrive.

Growler

Navy to enhance electronic warfare receivers on board the EA-18G aircraft

Updates to the AN/ALQ-218(V) 2 receiver will allow the Navy’s airborne electronic attack capabilities to detect enemy signals faster.

Army Drones

The Army drone software processes undersea terrain, creates cloud-based 3D maps

The 2017 AUSA Meeting and Expo showed drone technology that can map 3D underwater terrain and turn video in 3D models.

satellite

Space awareness, persistence emerge as priorities

Experts urge space council to shift from expensive strategic platforms to agile tactical sensor networks.

Command and Control

Raytheon bets on open-architecture in its new DCGS intelligence analysis platform

Raytheon unveiled its commercial replacement for the services’ distributed common ground system.

Army upgrades ruggedized vehicle-mounted computers, force tracking software

The Army is preparing to select a vendor to build a new Mounted Family of Computer Systems with faster processing speed and an improved user interface.

Air Forcce B-52

New radar technology lets aircraft sensors penetrate clouds, dust

DARPA has tested synthetic aperture radar technology, letting aircraft sensors operate under almost any weather conditions.

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